At 2:54 p.m. on Monday, April 2, officers responded to a robbery that occurred in the area of the 7000 block of Bayers Road in Halifax. A woman had just gone to the bank and was sitting on a bench counting her money when a male suspect appeared, grabbed the cash and fled the mall. When the woman chased the male he turned and punched her in the face and then fled the area. Patrols and K9 members searched the area but were not able to locate the suspect. The woman was not injured and did not require medical attention.
The suspect is described as a black male, 18-19 years old, clean shaven, wearing a red baseball hat, beige puffy jacket and white sneakers.