RCMP investigating armed robbery in Sipekne`katik First Nation

May 16, 2017
Sipekne`katik First Nation , Nova Scotia

News release

Just before 11 p.m. last evening, a man entered the Gaming House on Church St. and demanded money. He used an irritant spray on the security personnel, dropped his backpack, and ran.

RCMP responded with assistance from Enfield and Colchester Detachments. An RCMP dog and handler were called as well. The suspect is described as an Indigenous man, tall and slim, wearing a dark hoody and jeans, and dark coloured shoes. He was wearing a mask at the time of the robbery.

No one was hurt during this incident. The suspect did not get any money from the Gaming Centre. Indian Brook RCMP is asking for the public's assistance to identify the suspect in this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the RCMP at 902 758 3388. 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.


Contact information

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

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