Man arrested after alleged robbery at Halifax liquor store

Police have arrested a man in relation to an alleged robbery that occurred on Thursday. File/ Global News

Editor’s note: Halifax Regional Police originally said the robbery happened at the Sobeys. They later clarified to say it happened at the NSLC outlet within the Sobeys grocery store. 

Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in connection to an alleged robbery that occurred on Thursday.

Police say that at approximately 2:20 p.m., officers responded to a reported robbery that occurred at the NSLC outlet attached to the Sobeys on Herring Cove Road in Halifax.

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Staff members reportedly attempted to stop a man from stealing items from the store.

In response, the man allegedly presented a knife while uttering a threat and walked away.

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Police say officers were able to locate the man a short distance away and arrested him without incident.

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A 52-year-old Halifax man is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date to face robbery and weapons charges.

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