At approximately 9:25 PM Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery at the Woodside Mini Mart located at 553 Pleasant St in Dartmouth that had occurred approximately 5 minutes earlier. A masked man had entered the store armed with a knife demanding money from the store staff.
The staff member was not injured and the man left the store with a quantity of money. It is believed that the man then fled the area on foot. The area was searched by HRP patrol members and HRP K9 but a suspect was not located. The suspect is described as a white man, aged 20-30 years, tall and thin, 6’0 tall, wearing a red fabric over his face, black leather jacket, black pants and a black baseball cap with no logo.
Members of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are conducting the investigation and being assisted by members of the HRP Forensics Identification Section. Anyone with information about this crime are urged to contact the Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020 or crimestoppers.
Source: Media Release