Police investigate robbery

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Halifax today.

At approximately 1:15 p.m., police responded to a robbery that occurred at the CIBC located at 1809 Barrington Street. A man came into the bank, demanded money from a cashier and fled the area on foot with a quantity of cash. The cashier was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as a white man in his twenties, approximately 5’6” tall with a medium build. At the time of the incident, the man was wearing dark clothing and a mask.

The investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone who may have information in relation to the incident or video of 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 by using the P3 Tips app.