Three arrested after armed robbery on Hollis Street

Halifax Regional Police arrested three males after a reported armed robbery at a Hollis Street business on Aug 1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Halifax police say one man and two youths are facing robbery and weapons charges after police responded to a report of an armed robbery at around 5:50 p.m. Saturday, in the 1800 block of Hollis Street in Halifax.

Police say three males wearing masks entered a business, took cash and merchandise before fleeing in a car. Police say at least one had a firearm.

There were no injuries related to the robbery, according to police.

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Police say after witnesses were interviewed, the car was found on Olive Street in Bedford.

Three suspects inside the residence were arrested and the house was searched.

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The suspects are set to appear in court at a later date to face robbery and weapons-related charges.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020.

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