Robbery, Halifax ( SOLVED)

Police searching for robbery suspect 

Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Halifax this evening. 

At approximately 7:45 p.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Sobeys Smoke Shop located at 287 Lacewood Drive.  A man entered the store, demanded money and then fled on foot with an amount of money.  There was no weapon seen and no reported injuries. 

The suspect is described as a white man in his fifties, 5’8” with grey hair.  He was wearing jeans and a black bomber-style winter jacket with fur on the hood. 

Police are investigating the possibility that this robbery is related to a similar incident reported earlier this date on Joseph Howe Drive. 

Anyone who witnessed the robbery or has information about this incident is asked 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 or by using the P3 Tips app.