Police are currently on scene of a robbery that occurred this afternoon in Bedford.
At 1:23 p.m., police responded to the Sunnyside Mall located at 1595 Bedford Highway for a report of a robbery in progress. A man entered the Running Room, produced a handgun, demanded cash and fled with an undisclosed amount of money. A staff member was assaulted during the incident and EHS was requested to check on her.
The suspect is described as a light complected black man, approximately 30-years-old with a goatee. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black ¾ length coat, black shoes, a small peaked hat and a messenger bag.
The investigation is in its early stages and anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 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.