**** HRP Media Release
Police charge two males in Robbery.
Halifax Regional Police has charged two males in connection with a robbery that occurred on April 29, 2020 in Dartmouth.
At 7:54 p.m. on April 29, 2020, a male was robbed in the 0-100 block of Symonds Street in Dartmouth. Two male suspects robbed a male known to them – one of the suspects produced a baton and demanded money and a gold chain from the male victim. The male victim gave the two male suspects money and his gold chain. The male victim was not injured and fled the area waving down a police vehicle to report the robbery.
Within 10 minutes after the incident was reported, officers arrested the two male suspects and recovered the baton and the stolen property (gold chain and money).
A 17 year old male from Dartmouth is being held for court and is facing the following Criminal Code charges: Robbery, Possession of a weapon (baton), Breach of Probation and Breach of Undertaking.
A 18 year old male from Dartmouth was released on documents to appear in court on a later date to face the following Criminal Code charges: Possession of Property under $5000.00 and Breach of an Undertaking.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident 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.