Robbery suspect flees, assaults police officers

Police have a charged a man in relation to a robbery investigation that occurred in Dartmouth last week.

On March 22 at approximately 11:50 p.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery in progress on Primrose Street in Dartmouth. A man with a knife approached two people, who were sitting in a vehicle, demanded their property and then fled on foot.

Officers arrested the man in the area a short time later. The man resisted arrest, threatened and spit at the officers. The officers recovered the stolen property from the suspect.

Deveron Tyrone Paul, 37, is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth provincial court today to face charges of:

  • Robbery (x2)
  • Assault a peace officer
  • Assault
  • Uttering threats to cause bodily harm or death (x2)
  • Possession weapon dangerous to public peace
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 (x2)
  • Disguise with intent
  • Resisting arrest


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