**** HRP Media Release
Police investigating robbery
Police are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier this morning at a Dartmouth service station.
At approximately 3:15 a.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Shell service station located at 132 Main Street in Dartmouth. A man entered the store with a gun and demanded money from the employee. The suspect fled on foot with an amount of money. There were no reported injuries.
The suspect is described as a white man, 30-40 years old, 5’10’’, 165 lbs., wearing a black hoodie, black pants and gloves.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 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 by using the P3 Tips app.
Suspect arrested after B&E at construction site in Dartmouth
At 8:15pm on August 17th Halifax Regional Police responded to a Break and Enter in progress at the construction site 112 Tacoma Drive in Dartmouth.
Police had been called as a witness saw a male entering the building under construction. Patrol officers along with the K9 unit attended and while searching the building an officer saw the suspect jump the security fence to get away.
The adult male was quickly arrested by officers, was not bitten by the dog and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial court at a later date to face the break and Enter charge.