Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in solving a robbery which took place in Halifax on Sunday January 18, 2015.
The victim was walking home, as they approached Rice residence on Tower Road, she saw 4 males standing on the side walk. The victim continued walking past them and then heard footsteps behind her. The victim began to walk faster when suddenly she was pushed from behind. An Arabic male, then pushed her up against a brick wall and began yelling at her in Arabic. Then the male screamed “Wallet” at her and held her against the wall while the other males, grabbed her purse and took a quantity of cash. The male then tried to take her phone but they didn’t find it. The male then pushed the victim down and all four fled down Tower Road in the direction of Point pleasant park.
The victim was only able to provide a good description of the male that held her against the wall and took her purse form her.
The male was described as dark skinned of middle eastern descent, around 5’8″ or 5’9″, medium build
full thick beard, wearing a dark winter jacket with white stripes down the sleeves and a dark toque.
If you have any information on this or any other serious crime , please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.