RCMP are investigating armed robbery


**** RCMP Media Release

RCMP are investigating armed robbery

On August 19, at approximately 5:30 a.m., members of the Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of an armed robbery at a service station on Beaver Bank Rd. in Lower Sackville.

RCMP officers responded and learned that a lone suspect entered the store, produced a weapon but did not use it, and demanded cash. There was no one else in the store at the time. The cashier complied and no one was hurt. The suspect fled the store and the cashier called 911. ​

The suspect is described as 5-foot-6, wearing a blue hooded sweater with white writing, dark mask, blue hat.

RCMP Forensic Identification Section are assisting with the investigation. The investigation is ongoing and lead by the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Halifax District RCMP at​ 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at​ 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3​ Tips App

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