Police investigate robbery

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

At approximately 11:45 p.m. police responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience Store located at 6130 Chebucto Rd.  A man entered the store, showed the employees what appeared to be a firearm, demanded money and then fled the area on foot with a quantity of cash and cigarettes.

The suspect is described as white, with a medium build wearing black shoes, gray shorts, black shirt, black jacket, red baseball cap, grey mask and gloves.

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.