Police investigate robbery

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a street level robbery that occurred last night January 14 in Halifax.

At 6:40 pm members responded to the Spring Garden Road McDonalds to a report of a street level robbery.  A 40 year old female reported having a verbal dispute with 4-5 youths while inside the McDonalds restaurant.

Once outside the restaurant, the victim reports being assaulted by at least 3 of the female suspects.  The victim reports being spit on and punched and falling to the ground.

The suspects stole personal items from the victims purse.

The victim was uninjured and did not seek medical attention.

The suspects were observed fleeing westbound on Spring Garden Road towards South Park Street.

The three female suspects are described as follows:

1) White female under 18 years of age, approximately 5’2” in height, average build, facial piercing, wearing a black coat with a hood.

2) Black female under18 years of age, approximately 5’6” in height heavy set.

3) Black female, lighter complexion, approximately 5’1” in height, smaller build, wearing a red coat.

This incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspects is asked to call 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.