Halifax District RCMP respond to armed robbery

On September 19, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a convenience store on Main Road in Eastern Passage.

Upon attending the location, Police confirmed that a lone male suspect wearing a dark winter jacket, a black mask, a wine coloured baseball hat and carrying a black bag entered the store armed with a firearm and demanded cash and cigarettes from the employee. The suspect was described as being a white male, approximately five-foot-eight inches tall, of medium build and in his mid twenties. The suspect fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes. Nobody was injured as a result of this incident.

The investigation by the Halifax District RCMP and the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division is continuing. Anyone who has information or may have witnessed this incident is asked to call Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File # 20-110308