At 02:56 a.m., Halifax Regional Police were dispatched to 389 Bedford Highway, Halifax, the Birch Cove Irving, for a robbery in progress. Suspect used a knife in the commission of the offence. No injuries.
Suspect described as a white male, shaved head, blue hat, Brooklyn NY sweater, grey khakis, and blue/brown boots. Suspect also had a grey face mask, described as homemade non-medical grade, and clear plastic gloves. Suspect took cartons of cigarettes/filled old Sobey’s bag w/ cash from till. Suspect last seen leaving area on foot, heading towards the Wedgewood Motel. K9 dispatched to scene.
Multiple police units currently assisting with scene containment and search of suspect. K9 track in progress. Residents in the area are asked to avoid this area, while search is being conducted.
Police are asking anyone with information to call police at 902-490-5016. 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 by using the P3 Tips app.