On September 18, at 6:25 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to the 0-100 block of Prestwick Close in Halifax for a report of a robbery. The victim had posted an online advertisement selling an article. He spoke to a man who asked to meet with him to see the item. Two men showed up and eventually one produced a knife and the second indicated he had a firearm. An altercation took place and the suspects fled on foot. The area was checked by a K-9 Unit and patrol members but the suspects could not be located. The file is still under investigation. The suspects are described as
1) SUSPECT #1 black man, 17-18 years old, 5'9"-5'10" in height, thin build, wearing a dark hoodie, and blue jeans.
2) SUSPECT #2 white man, 18-20 years old, 5'10"-5'11" in height, mediu build, wearing a red hoodie, and blue jeans.
This incident has been assigned to the General Investigation Section. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact investigators at 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 texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.