At 1 a.m. on October 2, police responded to the area of Herring Cove Road at Sylvia Avenue for a report of a robbery that had taken place. A 22-year-old woman and 21-year-old man were walking when they were approached from behind by two males, who demanded their cell phones. The man was struck across the back and he fell to the ground, the woman was punched in the face. They were taken to hospital for assessment with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries. A cell phone was taken. The suspects are described as black males, 15-20 years-old wearing black clothing.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 902-490-5016. 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.