RCMP investigating convenience store robbery in Middleton

November 8, 2017
Middleton, Nova Scotia

News release

At approximately 8: 30 last evening, a man entered a convenience store on Main St. and demanded the cash drawer. He had a screwdriver in his left hand. The employee handed the money to the man, who then took it and ran from the store. There was another customer at the back of the store, but neither he nor the employee were hurt.

The RCMP conducted extensive patrols of the area and requested a Police Dog to attend the scene, however, a suspect has not been identified. A still photo of the suspect has been obtained from surveillance cameras at the store.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late thirties, medium height, heavy build, with dark hair and a receding hairline. He was wearing a black 'puffy' jacket, sweat pants with stripes down the legs, and covered the lower part of his face with a white bandana.

Annapolis District RCMP is investigating the incident and is asking anyone with information about this incident to call them at 902 665 4481, or 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. Jennifer Clarke
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Office: 902 720-5652
Cell: 902 222 0154
jennifer.clarke@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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