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Police investigate robbery at Irving gas station in Halifax

A Halifax Regional Police emblem is seen on a police officer in Halifax on July 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Halifax police are investigating a robbery that happened early Friday morning at the Irving gas station on Inglis Street in Halifax.

Police say a man entered the station just after 4:30 a.m. and had a knife in hand.

According to a news release, he fled the store with cash and cigarettes.

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Police say the suspect is approximately five feet eight inches tall and weighs around 165 pounds. He was wearing a green hoodie with a red trim around the hood and brown cut-off shorts, police say.

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Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call police at 902-490-5016 or contact Crime Stoppers.

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