June 13, 2018 7:35 am
Updated: June 13, 2018 9:23 am

Employee locking up Dartmouth business allegedly assaulted in attempted robbery

Halifax Regional Police are investigating an attempted robbery in the 300-block of Windmill Road.

Dave Squires/ Global News

An employee of a Dartmouth business was allegedly assaulted by two suspects in what police describe as an attempted robbery on Tuesday night.

Halifax Regional Police responded at around 10:30 p.m. to the 300-block of Windmill Road. A female employee said she was locking up the business when she was approached by two men.

One of the men was brandishing a firearm, police say.

Police say the woman was assaulted, but the two suspects ran away when the woman cried out for help.

She was taken to the QEII Health Sciences Centre where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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Both suspects are described as white men, six feet tall and wearing black hoodies. One of the men had a plastic mask on and was also wearing black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 902-490-5020 or to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

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