Halifax District RCMP investigating armed robbery

December 11, 2022
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia

News release


Halifax District RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that took place at a convenience store in Cole Harbour.

On December 11, at approximately noon, Halifax District RCMP officers responded to a robbery at the Needs Convenience on the corner of Astral Drive and Caldwell Road.

Upon arrival, officers learned that a man had entered the store, waited in line and approached the counter, demanding cash and cigarettes. After displaying a knife, the man was given a quantity of cash and cigarettes. He then fled the store.

The man, who is described as being in his 30s, was wearing sunglasses, a blue surgical mask, a black ballcap hat with a full colour Blue Jays logo on the front, a grey/blue hoodie, faded blue jeans and white sneakers with blue/black trim.

No one was injured during the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who can identify the man or who has information on this robbery is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File #: 22-150975


Contact information

Cindy Bayers
Nova Scotia RCMP

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