Robbery, Halifax

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred this afternoon in Halifax .

At approximately 4:12 pm. police responded to a robbery in progress at the Needs convenience located at 6130 Chebucto Rd in Halifax.  A man entered the store armed with a handgun and demanded cash. The man fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no reported injuries.

The suspect is described as a heavy set white man, in his 40s, approximately 5’5″ tall. At the time he was wearing a grey jacket, blue jeans, black boots, blue toque and a black mask.

The investigation is in the early stages and investigators are asking anyone with information about the suspect or video from the area to contact police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or submitting a secure web tip at or by using the P3 Tips app.