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Halifax Regional Police investigating after gas station robbed

Forensic officers with Halifax Regional Police search for evidence on a Dartmouth footpath, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The Canadian Press/Brett Bundale

Halifax Regional Police are investigating after a robbery at a gas station on Thursday.

Officers were dispatched to the Shell gas station at 2616 Robie St. for reports of a robbery in progress, police said in a press release.

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It’s alleged that the suspect used a firearm in the robbery but no injuries were reported.

Police describe their suspect as a man in his 20s, approximately six feet tall with a slim build.

At the time of the incident, the man was wearing a grey hoodie, black face mask and black pants.

An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the store.

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The man was last spotted leaving the area on foot, heading towards Clifton Street.

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A K9 unit was dispatched to the area but the man has not been located.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call police at 902-490-5016 or to contact Crime Stoppers.

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