Last night at 11 p.m., police received a report of a robbery victim that was receiving medical treatment at the Dartmouth General Hospital.
Patrol officers attended the hospital and met with the 56-year-old man who reported that at approximately 10:30 p.m., he had been robbed of his wristwatch and an undisclosed amount of cash shortly after taking money out of a cash stop machine at the Bank Of Montreal located at 254 Baker Drive in Dartmouth. The victim stated that he had been approached by the suspect as he was returning to his car. The suspect demanded cash and the victim's bank card and then struck the victim several times in the face and threatened him with a handgun. The victim suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from hospital. This matter remains under investigation at this time.
The suspect is described as a black man, 30-40 years of age, 5’4” – 5’ 6”, heavy build, short dark hair with stubble on his face. He was wearing white sneakers, blue jeans, blue shirt, gray zip up jacket and white gloves.
Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. 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.