Barrington RCMP investigating armed robbery

August 27, 2021, Barrington Passage, Nova Scotia…Barrington RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a bank on Hwy. 3 in Barrington Passage.

On August 26 at approximately 11:50 a.m., police responded to a report of an armed robbery at a bank on Hwy. 3. Police learned that a man had entered the bank and advised bank employees that he had a weapon. The man was given money and he then left the bank on foot. No one was injured during this incident.

The man is described as mixed race and was wearing a black sweatshirt at the time of the incident.

The investigation is being led by the Barrington RCMP with assistance from the Shelburne County Street Crime Enforcement Unit, Yarmouth/Clare Street Crime Enforcement Unit and Yarmouth RCMP General Investigation Section.

Anyone with information on this incident, or who witnessed this incident, is asked to contact the Barrington RCMP at 902-637-2325. 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, or use the P3 Tips App.

File #: 2021-1270394