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Woman Pepper Sprayed, Robbed

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred Tuesday morning in Halifax.

On February 11, 2020 at approximately 1:00 a.m. a 24 year old female was walking in the area of the 2600 block of Northwood Terrace. A male suspect approached her and sprayed a sensory irritant in her face, as she fell to the ground the male tried to grab her bag. A witness heard her scream and came out of his residence to assist her. The suspect grabbed her cell phone and fled the area.

The suspect is described as a white male, 6’0”, pale gaunt face, thin build, and short dirty blond hair wearing dark clothes.

Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked 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.

Source: Release

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