Police investigate robbery

Investigators with the Halifax Regional Police Patrol Division along with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this morning.

At approximately 03:52 a.m. hours, 2 male suspects, and a female suspect entered the Irving located at 626 Windmill Road, in Dartmouth. The suspects went behind the counter and began to fill a bag with packages of cigarettes and demanded the clerk give them money from the till. The suspects left with an undisclosed amount cigarettes, and money. One of the male suspects brandished a hammer, the other male had a needle, while the female had a knife,  the staff member was not injured.

Patrol officers conducted an extensive search and preliminary investigation, but the suspects have not been located at this time.

One of the male suspects was described as wearing a hoody and shorts.

Investigators are asking anyone who has any information on this incident or the suspect to contact police by calling 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.