Update - April 22, 2014 (5:02 a.m.)
Richard Hartlin will be charged with yesterday’s robbery at the Superstore, 6139 Quinpool Road, as well as the robberies at the Herring Cove Road Petro Canada on April 19 and Sobey’s on Windsor Street on April 16. The man arrested yesterday with Hartlin, a 35-year-old from Halifax, was in possession of a firearm at the time of his arrest. He will be charged along with Hartlin in yesterday’s robbery. Both men also face numerous weapons-related charges. They are expected to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today.
At 2:55 p.m. on April 21, Halifax Regional Police officers responded to a robbery call at the Superstore located at 6139 Quinpool Rd. A man had entered the store, approached a cashier and gave her a note indicating that he had a weapon and demanding cash. He was given an undisclosed quantity of cash and then fled the store. No one was injured during the incident. A short time later two men were arrested on Gottingen St. near Cornwallis St. who were believed to be involved in this robbery. One of the men arrested was Richard Hartlin, who is a person of interest in two other robberies and has an outstanding warrant from Parole Services Canada. As of Monday evening, the two men are in custody and the investigation is continuing.