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Halifax police investigating 3 convenience store robberies

The Needs convenience store located at 33 Herring Cove Road in Halifax. Alexa MacLean/Global News

Halifax Regional Police are investigating a trio of robberies that occurred on Saturday and Sunday.

At approximately 4:12 p.m. on Saturday police responded to a robbery at the Needs convenience store at 6130 Chebucto Road.

A man allegedly entered the store armed with a handgun and demanded cash, police said in a press release.

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The man then fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

There were no injuries.

Police say their suspect is a heavy-set man in his 40s who is approximately 5-feet-five-inches tall.

At the time of the robbery he was wearing a grey jacket, blue jeans, black boots, blue toque and a black mask.

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Police are investigating after a robbery at the Needs convenience store at 6130 Chebucto Road in Halifax. Alexa MacLean/Global News

At approximately 1:59 a.m., officers responded to the Needs convenience store located at 33 Herring Cove Road in Halifax.

A man allegedly entered the store and demanded cash before fleeing the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No injuries were reported.

Police say their suspect is described as a man in his 30s who was wearing a black parka with a red sweatshirt underneath.

At the time of the robbery, he was wearing glasses and had a black mask.

The Irving convenience store located at 5450 Inglis St., in Halifax. Alexa MacLean/Global News

At approximately 4:35 a.m., officers responded to a robbery in progress at the Irving convenience store located at 5450 Inglis St.

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The man allegedly entered the store, threatened the clerk with a syringe and demanded cash.

Police say the man fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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There were no injuries.

Investigators say their suspect is a man in his 50s wearing all black clothing and a black mask.

All three investigations are in the early stages and police are asking anyone with information on the suspects or videos of the area to call police at 902-490-5016 or to contact Crime Stoppers.

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