Police investigating robbery

Police are the robbery of a taxi driver that occurred this weekend in Halifax.

At approximately 5:30 a.m. on December 14 police were alerted to a robbery that had just occurred in a taxi that was stopped on Frederick Avenue in Halifax. A man entered a taxi that was parked in the lot at 70 Lacewood Drive in Halifax and asked to be taken to Frederick Avenue in Halifax. When the taxi reached the destination, the man displayed a knife and demanded cash from the driver. The man fled the cab and the driver was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 20-25-years- old, with a thin/narrow face, thin build and average height. At the time of the incident the man was wearing a brown hoodie, dark pants and gloves.

Police are asking anyone who may have information on this incident or video from the time of the incident to contact 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 by using the P3 Tips App.

File #19-175800