At 9:39 p.m. police responded to a report of a robbery at the Scotia Green Dispensary located at 5982 Spring Garden Road.
Initial information was that two males, with their faces covered, entered the store with at least one suspect armed with guns.
The suspect fled on foot after stealing product and cash from the business and property and cash from a number of patrons that were inside the business.
A search of the area by K9, ERT and patrol was conducted but the suspects were not located. Members of the Integrated General Investigation Section are investigating and have determined that the incident occurred approximately 30 minutes prior to the call to police.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.
Source: Media Release