August 10, 2017 3:47 pm
Updated: August 10, 2017 3:49 pm

Halifax police asking public for help to identify robbery suspect

Halifax police say they are looking for a man in connection to a robbery in Halifax on Tuesday, Aug. 8.

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Halifax police are hoping the public can help identify a man in connection to a robbery that took place on Tuesday.

Police say they responded to a robbery just after 1 p.m. in the 400-block of Herring Cove Road. They say a man entered the store, pointed a handgun and demanded money. The man then left on foot.

According to police, the suspect is described as a black man, approximately 30 to 40 years old, five-foot-seven with a stocky build. He was wearing a black jacket over a red hoodie, black track pants, black sneakers with white midsoles and a backwards black hat when the robbery occurred.

Surveillance photos have been released by police in hopes of identifying the suspect.

Halifax police have released this surveillance photo of a suspect in connection to a robbery in Halifax.

Halifax Regional Police

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous calls can also be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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