At 11:38 p.m. on May 28, 2019 officers responded to a report of a robbery of a taxi driver in the area of the 6000 block of Young St. in Halifax. A man got into the back seat of the taxi posing as a fare. The suspect then put a knife to the taxi driver’s throat and demanded cash. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash to a waiting vehicle described as a dark sedan, possibly a Chevrolet Impala.
The taxi driver was not injured during the incident.
The suspect is described as a white male with black hair, 6’2” tall and around 25 years old wearing a red light summer jacket and black jeans.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect 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.