**** HRP Media Release
Police investigate a robbery in Halifax overnight.
At 10:45 P.M on Friday October 1, 2021, police responded to the Esso Gas Bar located at 7151 Chebucto Road in Halifax for a reported Robbery.
Shortly after the call was placed, police arrived and located the night clerk who advised that a man had entered the store, indicated he had a weapon and demanded cigarettes. No weapons were seen. An undisclosed amount of cigarettes were stolen as well as a sum of cash. The cash was located nearby during the investigation.
The suspect was described as a white man, 5’9”, thin build, short hair, wearing black sweat pants and black hoodie with “Real Tree” logo written on the chest in white, red sneakers with white soles.
Police patrol members and a K-9 dog were deployed but the suspect was not located.
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.