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Police respond to an early morning robbery

**** HRP Media Release

Police respond to an early morning robbery

Shortly after midnight on July 23, 2019 police responded to the 2600 block of Gottingen St. for a report of an injured male.​ After investigation it was determined the male had been the victim of a robbery.​ The 62 year old male victim had been walking with a walker in the area of the 5500 block of Black St. in Halifax when he was attacked by two males who came out of an alleyway. ​ One of the males hit him in the head with an unknown object.​ The suspects then took the victim’s change purse.​ The suspects were described as two black males and one male wore a light coloured head covering with a twist or a knot in the front.​ K9 checked the area with negative results.

The male victim was taken by ambulance to the QE11 to be treated for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is in the preliminary stages.

Investigators ask anyone who witnessed or has video from the area at the time of the incident to call police at902-490-5020. 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 by using the P3 Tips App.

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