Halifax District RCMP is investigating a stabbing that happened in Lake Echo.
Police investigate two robberies in Dartmouth
Halifax Regional Police is investigating two robberies that took place in Dartmouth.
Police say that on Nov. 1, 2023, at around 5:10 p.m., officers responded to a robbery that took place at Needs Convenience located at 100 Highfield Park Drive.
According to police, a man with a knife entered the store, threatened the employee, and demanded money and cigarettes. Police say the suspect fled the area on foot with a quantity of cash and cigarettes.
The suspect is described as white, in his twenties, with dark hair. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jogging pants with red lettering, white sneakers, and a black and white bandana.
Police are also investigating a robbery that took place on Nov. 2, 2023, at around 4:34 a.m., at the Ultramar located at 640 Windmill Road.
Police say that a man, with what is believed to be a firearm, entered the store, threatened the employee, and demanded money and cigarettes. According to police the suspect fled on foot with a quantity of cigarettes.
The suspect is described as white, in his 20s to 30s, approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall, with a thin build, black hair, and a goatee. He was wearing a gold jacket, black pants, and gray sneakers.
According to police there is some evidence to suggest that the suspect is the same for both robberies.
Police are asking anyone with information or video from the areas in relation to the incidents to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web-tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.