**** HRP Media Release
Police investigate robbery
Investigators with the Halifax Regional Police Patrol Division along with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax this morning.
At approximately 02:35 a.m. hours, a male suspect entered the Needs Convenience store located at 33 Herring Cove Road, in Halifax. The suspect went behind the counter and began to fill a bag with packages of cigarettes and demanded the clerk give him money from the till. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount cigarettes, and money. There were no injuries to staff.
Patrol officers conducted an extensive search and preliminary investigation, but the suspect has not been located at this time.
The suspect is described as a white male, 25-35 years of age, approximately 5’8” to 5’10” in height, 150 to 175 lbs, short dark hair, wearing a dark coloured checkered jacket, dark pants and grey sneakers.
Investigators are asking anyone who has any information on this incident or the suspect to contact police by calling 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.