Halifax RCMP/HRP Integrated GIS are releasing photos of a suspect in the robbery that occurred in Tantallon last Sunday.
On May 4th at 6:38 p.m., Tantallon RCMP responded to a robbery at Lawton’s Drugs Store on St.
Margaret’s Bay Road. A lone male suspect entered the store and threatened a female employee with a syringe/needle. He demanded that she hand over prescription drugs. The employee complied and the suspect fled the store. A police service dog assisted the officers but the man could not be located. Police believe the man got into a car. No one was injured.
The suspect is described as a white male, late teens or early 20’s, approximately 6’ft tall and was last seen wearing a dark coloured hoody, blue ball cap, dark pants and sneakers.
The matter remains under investigation by the RCMP/HRP Integrated GIS Unit.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact any RCMP office at 902-244-7208, Halifax Regional Police or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS ( 8477 ), texting TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca . Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 – $2000.