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Police investigating early morning robbery at Dartmouth hotel bar

The Hearthstone Inn in Dartmouth is seen on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Steve Silva / Global News

Police are investigating after a hotel bar in Dartmouth was held up early Saturday morning.

Halifax Regional Police say the robbery happened just after 1 a.m. at Riley’s Bar at the Hearthstone Inn, along Prince Albert Road.

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Staff members told police that a man entered the bar holding a knife and demanding cash.

The man fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash. A K9 unit was unable to locate him.

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Police are looking for a white man in his mid-20s in connection with the incident.

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Police say he was wearing a dark jacket and a mask covering his face.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.

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