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Halifax police asking for public’s help to identify Irving gas station robbery suspect

Halifax Regional Police are looking to identify this man in connection with a robbery at an Irving gas station. Halifax Regional Police/ HO

Halifax police have released a series of photos of a suspect as they ask for the public’s assistance in solving a reported robbery.

Police say the alleged incident occurred at the Irving gas station at 15 Fairfax Dr. on April 6 at approximately 1:44 a.m. AT.

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A man entered the store and demanded money, according to police. The man allegedly threatened staff members and said he had a knife.

Police say no weapon was spotted, but the man reportedly fled on foot towards Parkland Drive with an undisclosed amount of money, a small safe and cigarettes.

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Police say their suspect is believed to be in his early 20s and five feet eight inches tall with a medium build and buzzcut-style blond hair.

At the time of the alleged incident, police say he was wearing a black, hooded windbreaker jacket and a blue-green medical mask on his face.

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Anyone with information on the reported robbery is asked to call police at 902-490-5020 or contact Crime Stoppers.

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