Halifax District RCMP seeking information in armed robbery investigation

January 9, 2023, Porters Lake, Nova Scotia… Halifax District RCMP is seeking information in relation to an armed robbery that occurred in Porters Lake.

Shortly before 5 a.m. this morning, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery at a gas station located at the intersection of Hwy. 7 and Hwy. 107 Access Rd. in Porters Lake. RCMP officers learned that two men entered the convenience store, brandished a knife, and demanded money before fleeing the scene on foot with cash, lotto tickets and tobacco products. The store employee was not injured.

The first man is described as white and was wearing a brown jacket, a black tuque and winter gloves.

The second man is described as white and was wearing a black hoodie, winter gloves and had a red bandana covering his face.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File #: 23-3289