Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella issued the following statement today:
“Since a video snippet surfaced related to a March 26 incident on Wentworth Drive in Halifax, there has been ongoing public and media interest in the matter. I want to provide an update on the status of the related investigations.
“The criminal investigation is ongoing. Today Halifax regional Police are conducting an evidence search in the area of Wentworth Road in Halifax, assisted by Ground Search and Rescue. We have obtained an arrest warrant for robbery for the man who fled the area and we are now in a position to identify him as Robert Roech Chan, 28, of Halifax.
“The internal investigation related to this incident is also ongoing.
“We remain committed to a full investigation and ask members of the public to allow for due process to take place."