Halifax Regional Police have charged a male youth for a robbery that occurred yesterday afternoon in Halifax.
At 4:16 p.m. on May 23, a male youth was observed selecting and concealing an item in the Atlantic Superstore located at 1075 Barrington Street. When the male went to exit the store without paying for the item, he was approached by an employee. The male youth then produced a knife and left the store on foot. The employee was not physically harmed.
At 4:23 p.m., patrol members located and arrested the suspect without incident in the area of Fenwick and Queen Streets.
A 15-year-old Dartmouth youth has been charged with robbery and released. He is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Youth Court on June 15 to face this charge.