**** RCMP Media Release
Halifax District RCMP charged a 29–year-old man following an armed robbery at a service station in Waverley on December 25.
At 11:30 a.m. on December 25, Halifax District RCMP responded to a robbery at a service station on Rocky Lake Dr. The suspect, armed with a sensory irritant, entered the service station and demanded money from the employee. The suspect then fled on foot with a quantity of cash. Members along with Halifax Police Police K-9 Unit conducted a search of the area.
A short time later, RCMP received a call of a suspicious man knocking on doors of homes on Hall St. looking for a drive. The man was given a ride to the bus station. The description of the man matched the suspect in the robbery. Members located the suspect soon after on Cobequid Rd. He was arrested without incident.
Joseph James Jonathan Froment, 29, is charged with Robbery, Wearing a Disguise With Intent to Commit a Criminal Offence and Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose.
Froment was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear today in Dartmouth Provincial Court.
The investigation is ongoing.