At approximately 12:30 this morning a male suspect entered a business located in the 5700 block of West Street in Halifax. The suspect approached the lone staff member and produced a handgun, demanded money, obtained an undisclosed amount of money and then exited the business. The suspect then ran West on West Street where he entered a mid-sized, white, 4 door car, and fled the area.
The suspect is described as a white male, in his early 20's, approximately 5'9", slim build and wearing a dark grey hoodie. There were no injuries to the staff member. The incident is being investigated by the General Investigative Section.
Officers are looking to speak with anyone who may have any knowledge of this robbery and ask that they contact Halifax Regional Police 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.