Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery that occurred earlier this evening in Halifax

Just before 8:00 p.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery at The Cake Lady located at 1549 Lower Water St. in Halifax. A man knocked on the rear door of the business and when the employee answered the suspect male appeared to be holding a knife in his sleeve and demanded money.  The male obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and then fled on foot.  The employee was not injured.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’9” tall, heavy set with a short scruffy beard and facial acne, wearing a gray hoodie with the hood up, blue and green checkered shorts and dirty white sneakers.

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.