Police have arrested two men in relation to a rash of robberies that occurred in Dartmouth over the past several weeks. Today at 4:32 p.m. on Hamilton Road in Pictou County, RCMP members arrested a 32-year-old man and a 33-year-old man, both from Dartmouth.
Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation have been investigating a rash of robberies that have occurred at several businesses in Dartmouth. Investigators believe the same suspects are responsible for the robberies.
The robberies were similar in nature with the suspect(s) producing a weapon, most often a knife, but in one instance a gun and in another a syringe. The suspects then demanded cash and sometimes cigarettes.
The investigation is ongoing. Police are asking anyone with information about these robberies 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 using the P3 Tips App.
Halifax Regional Police wishes to thank the following RCMP units for their assistance in helping to apprehend the suspects, namely, Northeast Traffic Service- Bible Hill, Colchester District RCMP, Pictou District RCMP, RCMP Police Dog Services and East Hants District.
Source: Media Release