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Sunday, July 3rd 2011 Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) , N.S….. Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Sackville office of Halifax District, responded to an attempted armed robbery at 21:53 hours, at the Triple "A" in Wellington, at 4320 Highway # 2.
Two white male teens entered the store, with one carrying a long yellow can. The other did not have a weapon. The male clerk was sprayed with something from the can by the teen with a red hoodie. He had blond hair with his face covered by a blue bandana. The other robber had his face covered by a grey hoodie. Both of the robbers fled on foot. Nothing was stolen. The clerk did not require medical treatment. The investigation is continuing.
If you have information regarding this attempted armed robbery you can contact any RCMP office, Halifax Regional Police, or Crime Stoppers anonymously anytime at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or by their secure web tips at www.crimestopers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for cash award from $ 50 – $ 2000.