Colchester District RCMP are investigating a report of a robbery.
At approximately 4 a.m. on May 26th, the driver of a local taxi company and a single passenger were travelling along College Road in Bible Hill.
The passenger asked the taxi driver to stop on Bigney Avenue. When the driver stopped, the passenger produced a weapon and demanded cash. The driver was able to escape without injury and the suspect fled on foot.
Officers searched the area with the assistance of an RCMP police dog; however could not locate the suspect.
He is believed to be in his early 20’s and described as skinny with brown hair and some acne or scarring on his face.
If anyone has information on this incident they can contact the Colchester RCMP at 893-6820. 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 to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) TIP202 + Your Message.