Police investigate armed robbery in Upper Tantallon

August 15, 2017
Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia

News release

Police are investigating an armed robbery in Upper Tantallon.

Prior to 8 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to an armed robbery at a gas station on Hammonds Plains Rd. in Upper Tantallon. A male suspect pumped gas in to his motorcycle, entered the business, paid for his gas then produced a knife while telling the clerk he was robbing the business. After receiving an undetermined amount of money, the suspect departed on his motorcycle.

The suspect is described as a white man in his thirties, approximately 5-foot-10, wearing a black biker-style jacket, knee length khaki shorts and a white motorcycle helmet with a visor. He was riding a black sports-style motorcycle. No one was hurt during the incident.

The RCMP Forensic Identification Section attended the scene to assist with the investigation.

This incident is being investigated by the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 902 490-5020. 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 www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

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Contact information

Cpl. Dal Hutchinson
Media Relations Officer
Halifax District RCMP
Cell: 902-830-5695
dal.hutchinson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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