HALIFAX -- Halifax Regional Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred in Halifax on April 6.

Police say at approximately 1:44 a.m., they responded to a robbery that had just occurred at the Irving gas station located at 15 Fairfax Drive.

Police say a man entered the store and demanded money. The man allegedly threatened staff members and said he had a knife, but none was seen.

The man then fled on foot towards Parkland Drive with an amount of money, a small safe and cigarettes. 

The suspect is described as a white man in his early 20s, 5’8”, medium build, with buzz-cut-style blond hair. He was wearing a black, hooded wind-breaker jacket and had a blue-green medical mask covering his face. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.