Youth steals knife from store, uses it to rob store employee

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this afternoon.

At approximately 12:25 p.m. police responded to a robbery that occurred at the Dollarama at 650 Portland Street. A male youth entered the store, stole a knife, and threatened a staff member with the knife demanding her phone. The suspect then fled the store on foot. The employee was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately fourteen with a right black eye. He was wearing a burgundy hoodie and grey sweatpants.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or using the P3 Tips App.

Source: Release

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