At approximately 10 a.m., a man entered the Dewalt Store on Ilsley Avenue in Dartmouth. When staff were not looking the man put numerous items in to a duffel bag and fled the store. A staff member gave chase until the suspect produced a knife and threatened him, at which time he returned to the store to call police. No one was injured during the incident. Officers checked the area but weren't able to to locate the suspect. The suspect is described as a white man, 5'5", with dark coloured eyes. He was wearing a long coat and a blue toque with white stripes and was carrying a blue duffel bag.
Anyone with information about either of these incidents is asked to contact police at 490-5016. 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.