Halifax Regional Police are currently on-scene investigating a robbery.
At 3 p.m., police responded to the CIBC located at 1809 Barrington Street after a man entered the bank, threatened the staff and demanded cash. No one was hurt and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money. He is described as white, 45 to 50-years-old, 6’2” and 220 lbs. At the time of the incident he was wearing a long dark coat, blue bucket/fishermen’s hat, brown scarf and sunglasses.
At this time, officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated General Investigation Section are in the early stages of the investigation. 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.