At 1:16 a.m., members of the Halifax Regional Police and Halifax District RCMP responded to a robbery in progress at the Ultramar Gas Station, 219 Pleasant Street in Dartmouth. The clerk reported that a man entered the store brandishing a knife. He demanded and was given an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes and then fled the store prior to police arrival. The clerk was not injured during this incident. The suspect was described as a white man, in his mid 50's, thin build, reddish coloured nose, salt and pepper mustache, wearing a red toque and khaki coloured jacket. Anyone with information about this incident 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.