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Halifax police investigate overnight robbery

Halifax Regional Police stand watch at a crime scene in October 2019. Alexander Quon/Global News

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred overnight on Tuesday.

Police say officers responded to reports of a robbery at the Irving gas station at 200 Waverly Rd. at 10:20 p.m.

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It’s believed a lone man entered the store and approached the clerk demanding cash.

The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and then fled toward Highway 111.

No weapon was spotted during the incident and police say the clerk was not harmed.

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Police say the suspect was described as being in his mid-30s with a thin to medium build.

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He’s described as six feet tall with dark pants and a dark blue hoodie.

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