Suspect in Wyse Road drugstore robbery arrested

HRP release:

Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday.

At approximately 11:40 a.m. officers responded to a robbery that had occurred at the Shoppers Drug Mart on Wyse Road in Dartmouth. A man entered the store, stole merchandise, threatened staff and then fled on foot. 

Officers located the suspect in the area a short time later and arrested him after a short foot pursuit. The suspect provided a false name when he was arrested.

Justin Russell Stroud, 27, is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth provincial court today to face charges of:

  • Robbery
  • Obstruction (x2)
  • Failing to comply with conditions of a court order (x2)

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