At approximately 1:00 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a robbery in progress at the Irving service station located at 6515 Quinpool Rd in Halifax.
A man and a woman entered the store and the man indicated he had weapon and ran behind the counter where he took a number of packages of cigarettes. The man and woman then fled the store on foot. No weapon was seen and no staff members were injured during the incident.
The first suspect is described as a white man, approximately 20-30 years old, with a tattoo on the corner of his right eye. The man was wearing a long black jacket with fur on the hood and was wearing a mask.
The second suspect is described as a white woman, approximately 20-30 years old, wearing a full length white winter jacket, a white hat and white pants.
The investigation is in its early stages. Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.