**** HRP Media Release
Police investigate robbery
Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax this afternoon.
At approximately 12:50 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Superstore located at 1075 Barrington Street. A man came into the store, presented a firearm and demanded cigarettes. The man took a quantity of cigarettes and fled the area on foot. No one was physically injured.
The suspect is described as a black man, 25-35 years old, wearing a brown mask, a dark hooded jacket with camouflage print and dark pants.
Investigators are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to contact police. 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 via the P3 Tips App.