At approximately 4:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon, Yarmouth Town RCMP responded to a complaint of an armed robbery at a convenience store on Main St. in Yarmouth.
Upon arrival, RCMP confirmed that a man had entered the store, made a purchase and then approached the employee behind the counter. The man showed the employee a knife and took cash from the register. The man left the store on foot. No one was physically injured as a result of this incident.
The man is described as being just under 6 feet tall, of slender build, and approximately 30 years old. He was wearing jeans, a dark-coloured hoodie and a cloth mask.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone who has information or may have witnessed this incident is asked to call Yarmouth Town RCMP at 902-742-8777. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.
File # 2021807913