Police seek robbery suspect, Bedford

Crime Of The Week, Halifax

Police seek robbery suspect

Police are asking the for the public’s assistance in identifying a man in relation to the robbery of a convenience store in Bedford earlier this week.

At approximately 11:45 p.m. on June 17 police received a report of a robbery that had occurred at the Birchcove Irving located at 389 Bedford Highway in Bedford. A man came into the store and made it appear as if he was making a purchase, he then tried to flee with the items. The employee tried to recover the items and was assaulted by the man before he fled the store on foot empty-handed. The employee was not injured.

The suspect is described as a white man in his mid to late 20s, approximately 6 feet tall, long black hair in a pony tail, and a black goatee. At the time of the incident he was wearing a white jacket, tight jeans, red t-shirt, white/grey athletic shoes and a white adjustable hat.

Investigators are asking anyone who has information about the man’s identity or this incident to call police at 902-490-5020. 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.