Police are investigating a robbery that occurred last night in Halifax.

At approximately 7:35 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Circle K Irving at 15 Fairfax Drive.

A man entered the store, pushed the employee and took a quantity of cigarettes. He then fled the store on foot.

The suspect is described as a white man in his twenties, approximately 6’ tall with short brown hair. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with black lettering on the front, white Nike sneakers and a black mask.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 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.