Police seek help identifying Halifax robbery suspect
Police are asking for assistance in identifying this man who robbed a grocery store in Halifax on Nov. 11, 2017. (Halifax Regional Police)
Published Tuesday, December 5, 2017 4:43PM AST
Police are turning to the public to help find a man who robbed a grocery store in Halifax last month.
Halifax Regional Police say officers were called to a report of robbery at TJ’s Grocery on Main Avenue on Nov. 11 around 7:15 p.m.
Store employees told officers the man entered the building armed with a knife and demanding cash and cigarettes.
Police say the man was wearing a black mask and immediately approached the counter.
The suspect fled the scene on foot after receiving a quantity of cigarettes and cash, according to police.
There were no injuries and officers have been unable to locate the man.
The suspect is described as a white man standing between 5’9” and 6’ tall. Police say he was wearing a grey sweater with grey hood and a black vest overtop and jeans.
Police say he was also carrying an over-the-shoulder duffle bag.
Anyone with information on the robbery or suspect is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.