Attempted Robbery

Just after 1AM a 24 year old female was walking in the area on Duncan Street near Chebucto Road in Halifax when she was approached by a male who pulled a handgun out of his pocket and demanded money.  The victim did not have any money and the suspect left the area.  The victim was not injured.  The area was checked by numerous units including K-9.  There is no one in custody at this time.  The matter remains under investigation.   The suspect is described as an Asian male, 6′ tall, average build, approximately 22 years of age wearing a black hoodie, dark pants and a doctor’s mask.

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