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Dartmouth gas station held up by man with knife: police

Police say a man entered the store and threatened a female staff member with a knife and demanded money.
Police say a man entered the store and threatened a female staff member with a knife and demanded money. Gage Fletcher / Global News

A gas station in Dartmouth was held up by a man with a knife Tuesday afternoon.

Halifax Regional Police say they were called to the robbery at the Petro Canada on Victoria Road just after 3:30 p.m.

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Police say a man entered the store and threatened a female staff member with a knife and demanded money.

He left the gas station with cash in hand, police said. The clerk wasn’t injured.

The suspect is described as a 5’10” white man in his mid-40s with a medium build and grey facial hair.

He was wearing a teal-coloured windbreaker, a camouflage ball cap with a dark rim, black track pants and white sneakers at the time of the crime.

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