Police seek public’s assistance identifying robbery suspect

Cunard St Robbery

Police are currently investigating a robbery that occurred earlier this afternoon in Halifax and are asking for the public’s assistance identifying the suspect.

At 1:41 p.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at Penelope’s Boutique located at 5685 Cunard Street. A man entered the store, produced a knife and demanded cash from an employee. The suspect fled the store empty-handed. Several by-standers chased the suspect who was last seen running north-bound on Agricola Street. Members of Patrol, along with a K-9 team conducted a track but the suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 45-years-old, 5’8” with a slim build and a band aid on his face. He was wearing a grey, puffy jacket, blue toque, dark footwear and grey sweatpants at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. 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 using the P3 Tips App.


Source: Media Release

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