Investigators with the HRP/RCMP Integrated General Investigation Section have laid charges in connection with a robbery this week in Halifax.
On February 19 at approximately 7:51 a.m., police responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience Store on Queen Street in Halifax. A man entered the store, produced a knife and demanded cash from staff. The employee refused, called police and the suspect fled the store empty handed. He is described as Middle Eastern, 25-years-old, 5'10" with a thin build and crooked teeth. At the time of the incident he was wearing a puffy two-tone green/beige winter jacket, a blue/grey toque with a Toronto Maple Leafs logo on the front, blue track pants with white stripes on the side and white sneakers.
On February 24th at approximately 6 p.m., a call was received indicating the suspect was at a business on Barrington Street in Halifax. Uniformed patrol members arrested the suspect on Barrington Street without incident. A 26-year-old Halifax man will appear in court on February 27 to face a charge of robbery.
Halifax Regional Police would like to thank the public for their tips and assistance in apprehending the male.