Just after 7 a.m. this morning, Halifax District RCMP responded to a robbery at a business on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville. A lone suspect entered the business demanding money while stating they had a weapon. The suspect is described as a male, 5”6 to 5”10, wearing a black ski mask, black gloves, a dirty black jacket and dark blue jeans, and carrying a blue shopping bag. The suspect left with an undetermined amount of cash and was last seen heading east on Sackville Dr.
RCMP responded immediately and conducted extensive patrols of the area. A K-9 unit from Halifax Regional Police also searched the area, but the suspect was not located. The investigation is ongoing and is now being led by the Integrated General Investigation Section.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips 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 award.