Police investigate armed robbery in Porter’s Lake

Police investigate armed robbery

July 16, 2018, Porters Lake, Nova Scotia … At 6:46 a.m. this morning, Halifax District RCMP responded to an armed robbery at a residence located in the same building as a business on Highway 7 in Porters Lake.

Two male suspects entered the business carrying firearms and assaulted the victims, before leaving. As a result, both victims were transported to the Twin Oaks Hospital in Musquodoboit Harbour with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is in its early stages with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division leading the investigation with assistance from the RCMP Forensics Identification Section, Halifax District RCMP and Halifax Regional Police K-9.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact the Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.