On February 1, 2018 at 9:16 p.m. a 17-year-old male was using the ATM at the Scotiabank on Central Ave in Greenwood, when he was approached by a man who stated he had a weapon and demanded the victim withdraw all of the money from his account. When the victim refused, the suspect fled on foot.
The suspect is described as a white male in his twenties, approximately 6-foot-3, 180 lbs, wearing a blue quilted jacket with the hood up, and a camouflaged mask across his mouth. No weapon was seen by the victim nor did the suspect get any money.
RCMP Police Dog Services and Kings District RCMP searched the area and were unable to locate the suspect.
The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Kings District RCMP General Investigative Section. RCMP is asking anyone with any information about this incident to contact the Kings District RCMP at (902) 679-5555. 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.