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Police release pictu­res of suspect in two robberies

Robbery collage

Investigators with the General Investiga­tion Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Divisi­on are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in connection with two robberies that that occurred last we­ekend in Halifax.

 

Shortly after 2 a.m. on February 11, a man entered the Sh­ell Gas Station loca­ted at 2616 Robie St­reet and demanded ca­sh. The man left the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was physically injured in the incident.

 

Later that day at ap­proximately 2:05 p.m­., police responded to a report of a rob­bery at the C Shop located at 6141 Young Street. A man had entered the store and demanded cash from the cashier. A quant­ity of money was tur­ned over to the man before he fled the area on foot toward Young Street. There was no weapon seen or indicated and the cashier wasn’t physic­ally injured in the incident. 

 

The same man is beli­eved to be involved both incidents. He is described as white, in his 30s with a tattoo on the back of his neck, scruffy facial hair, missing teeth, and wearing a dark coloured jack­et, a dark coloured toque, jeans and bla­ck shoes.

 

Investigators are as­king anyone with inf­ormation about the man’s identity or the­se incidents to cont­act police at 490-50­20. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-­TIPS (8477), submitt­ing a secure web tip atwww.crimestoppers.ns­.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your messa­ge to 274637.

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Source: Media Release

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