On October 1 at 10:45 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to the Esso Gas Bar located at 7151 Chebucto Road, Halifax for a reported Robbery.
Shortly after the call was placed, police arrived and located the night clerk who advised that a man had entered the store, indicated he had a weapon and demanded cigarettes. No weapons were seen. An undisclosed number of cigarettes were stolen as well as a sum of cash. The cash was located nearby during the investigation.
The suspect was described to police as a white man with short hair, standing at 5’9” tall, with a thin build, who was wearing black sweat pants and black hoodie with a “Real Tree” logo written on the chest in white, with red sneakers with white soles.
Police patrol members and a K-9 Police Service Dog were deployed but the suspect was not located.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call police at 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 using the P3 Tips App.