Police are investigating two robberies that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth.
The first incident took place at approximately 7 a.m. in the area of Jackson Road and Leaman Drive. A 43-year-old man was approached by a man who demanded money from him. The suspect was armed with what was described as a replica or toy handgun. The victim did not believe the gun was real, refused to turn over any of his property and the suspect fled empty handed. The suspect is described as a white man, 18 to 25-years-old, 5’10”, 175 lbs., and had a mole on his right cheek. At the time of the incident he was wearing a white and grey hoodie and a dark jacket.
The second incident occurred at approximately 3:45 p.m. in the area of Main Street and Prince Albert Road. A 14-year-old male was crossing the catwalk when he was approached by two other males. One of the suspects attempted to instigate an argument with the victim and threatened him if he didn’t turn over his property. The suspect then hit the victim and attempted to take his IPod. The victim was able to flee the area and contact police. The first suspect is described as a medium complected black male, 15-years-old, 5’4” with fluffy hair in the front and eyebrows shaved in lines. He was wearing a brown hoodie, grey shorts and dark footwear. The second suspect is described as a black male with a darker complexion then the first suspect, 10 to 12-years-old and wearing a purple hoodie and jeans.
Anyone with information about these incidents 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.