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Police thank public as tips lead to arrests in robberies

Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division lay robbery charges after receiving tips from the public.

On February 4 patrol members responded to two robberies in Dartmouth. The first robbery occurred at 12:36 a.m. at Boston Pizza, 611 Portland Street and the second robbery at 12:51 a.m., Needs Convenience Store located, 303 Prince Albert Road.

At 6 p.m. on the same date, a man contacted police to report a robbery that had also occurred earlier that morning (12:40 a.m.) at Ronnie’s Pizza,121 Main Street.

On February 9 police released photos to the public seeking assistance to identify the suspects. Several tips were received and later that day investigators arrested a 17-year-old male youth from Tangier after he turned himself in at police headquarters in Halifax. The youth is charged with three counts of robbery and one count of assault with a weapon.

A warrant has been issued for the second suspect, twenty-year-old Jaden George Webb from Mushaboom. Please do not approach or confront Webb. If you see Jaden Webb or have any information on his whereabouts contact the police by calling 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

Investigators wish to thank members of the public and the media for their assistance in these matters.

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Source: Media Release

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