Two men face charges following a robbery earlier this month in Dartmouth.
On May 7 at 10:20 p.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of Micmac Boulevard for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. A 60-year-old woman was walking when she was approached by two men who attempted to take her purse. The victim was able to hold onto her purse, however, one of the suspects pulled off her necklace before fleeing the scene. The victim sustained a minor injury to her neck when her necklace was pulled off.
On May 19, officer arrested 19-year-old Donavin Andrew Diggs without incident at an apartment on Nova Court in Dartmouth. He faces charges of robbery and breach of probation. He appeared in Dartmouth Provincial Court the same day and was remanded to the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility. He will return to court on May 27.
Yesterday afternoon, patrol officers arrested 24-year-old Jordan Matthew Joyce at a residence on Deganis Drive in Cole Harbour. He was held in custody overnight and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today to face a charge of robbery.