Barrington RCMP responds to robbery, seeks public assistance

August 25, 2017
Woods Harbour, Nova Scotia

News release


At 9:50 p.m. on August 24, Barrington RCMP was called to the scene of a robbery at a grocery store on Hwy. 3. Three staff members were present, and they witnessed the lone male suspect produce a knife, and a note which demanded money. No one was injured during the robbery. The suspect fled the store on foot with a quantity of cash. The RCMP Southwest Nova Police Dog Service was called to assist with attempting to locate the suspect, but did not locate anyone in the area. The investigation has determined that an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) was likely used by the suspect.

suspect is described as a white male with blond hair, wearing a black bandana across his face, a white and grey striped shirt and dark pants. The RCMP is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Barrington RCMP at 902-637-2325 or 1-800-803-RCMP(7267). Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at Calls to Crime Stoppers are not tapped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.


Contact information

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Office: 902 720-5652
Cell: 902 222 0154

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