Robbery with Violence

Crime Of The Week

Police investigate robbery

Investigators in the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth on June 9.

At 11:30 p.m., patrol members responded to the 0-100 block of Albro Lake Road for a report of a man who had broken into a residence and assaulted a woman. The woman awoke when she heard a man inside her residence demanding money. A physical altercation occurred between the two wherein both the man and the woman struck each other with objects. The man fled when a neighbour who heard the disturbance, yelled out to the victim. The woman was treated at the scene by EHS for non-life-threatening injuries.

 

The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 5’10” tall and 160 lbs. He was wearing a thick hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and drawn tightly around his face. He was last seen running towards Albro Lake Road.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact 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 or using the P3 Tips App.