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Police searching for suspect after Dartmouth gas station held up

Halifax Regional Police, which investigated Chelsea's case, refused to provide an interview for this story. Lee Brown/The Canadian Press

Police are investigating after a gas station in Dartmouth was robbed Sunday night.

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Halifax Regional Police say they received a report just before 7:30 p.m. of the robbery in the 200 block of Pleasant Street.

Police say a man entered the store and threatened staff with a knife before fleeing on foot with a quantity of cigarettes and money.

There were no reported injuries, police added.

The suspect is described as a 5’7” white man with a heavy build. He was wearing baggy blue jeans, a khaki jacket, black winter toque and tan work boots at the time, while also carrying a black gym bag.

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Anyone who witnessed the robbery or has information is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.

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