Police investigate robbery

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred yesterday in Halifax.

At approximately 8:20 a.m. police responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience store located at 6130 Chebucto Road. A man entered the store, threatened the employee and demanded money. He then fled the area on foot with a quantity of cash, cigarettes and lottery tickets.

The suspect is described as 6’ tall, wearing a light grey cloth face covering, carrying two black backpacks and dressed in all black clothing.

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.

File # 22-81550