Investigators in the HRP/RCMP General Investigation Section are investigating a bank robbery which occurred earlier today in Bedford.
At 10:20 a.m, police responded to the CIBC located at 1600 Bedford Highway after a man entered the bank, ordered customers and staff to the floor and demanded cash. Witnesses believed the male was in possession of a hand gun based one the way he was holding his hands although one was not seen. No one was hurt during the incident .
The suspect exited the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and got into the drivers seat of a black Ford F150 extended cab 4X4 XTR model, believed to be a 2002-2005 production year. The license plate was described as black with white numbers, unknown province or state. The suspect is described as 5'10" in height with a medium build. At the time of the incident he was wearing a 3/4 black leather jacket with a black hoodie underneath and a black face mask. His pants were described as Khaki coloured and he wore slip on shoes. The vehicle was last observed heading inbound along the Bedford highway. Pictures of the suspect and his vehicle are attached.
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.