Police investigate robbery

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth last night. At approximately 5:15 p.m. police responded to a robbery that had occurred at an apartment building in the 0-100 block of Highfield Park Drive. A man approached a woman in the lobby of the building, threatened her with what appeared to be a firearm and demanded her bag. The man fled the area on foot empty-handed. The woman was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 20s with a medium build and thick black eyebrows. At the time he was wearing a scarf-style black face mask, dark pants, a light jacket with blue and yellow patches on it. The suspect was also wearing one black sneaker and one white sneaker.

Anyone with information about the incident or video from the area 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.