October 12, 2017 7:56 pm

New Glasgow police on the lookout for man who allegedly robbed tavern, assaulted staff

New Glasgow Regional Police are searching for a man they say robbed a tavern

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The New Glasgow Regional Police are searching for a 36-year-old man after he allegedly robbed a tavern on Stewart Street in New Glasgow, N.S.

According to police, a man entered the tavern and demanded a quantity of money.

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The one staff member who was present was grabbed, assaulted and forced into a room.

The man then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Officers and a K-9 unit responded to the scene but were not immediately able to locate their suspect.

An undated photo of Shawn Daniel Bonvie

New Glasgow Regional Police

The staff member who was assaulted suffered minor injuries.

According to police, the man has been identified as Shawn Daniel Bonvie.

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Bonvie is described as having short brown hair, blue eyes, 172 cm and weighing approximately 90 kg.

The New Glasgow police are asking anyone with information about Bonvie’s location or information about the crime to contact them at 902-752-1941.

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