Windsor District RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early this morning.
At approximately 1:30 a.m., a lone male entered the Falmouth Irving, pointed a knife at the store attendant and demanded cigarettes.
The suspect, who had concealed his identity by pulling a burgundy coloured sweatshirt over his head, then left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cigarettes, possibly in a dark coloured automobile. Police attended the scene and attempted to find the suspect with the help of a police service dog, but were unable to do so. Police are still looking for the male suspect, who is described as approximately 6′ tall with a slender body and light brown skin.
If you have any information on this or any other crime, please contact the Windsor District RCMP at (902) 798-2207 or any other RCMP detachment or local police. Members of the public can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS ( 8477), or by texting TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award from $50 – $2000.