New Glasgow Police charge man in relation to gas station robbery

New Glasgow Regional Police News

New Glasgow Regional Police charged a 39-year-old man after a robbery at a gas station/convenience store located in New Glasgow.

In a release, police say that on Dec. 10, 2023, around 8:30 p.m. officers responded to a complaint of a robbery at a gas station/convenience store on Marsh Street. A store employee reported that a man pointed a gun at the employee and demanded money. The man allegedly fled the gas station on foot with cash.

A description of the man was given to the police by the employee and was confirmed through video surveillance. Officers contained the area and began to search for the man with the assistance of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Dog Services.

At around 2:17 a.m. police located and arrested a man nearby.

Police charged Jeffrey Ryan Cosh with the following offences:
• Armed Robbery.
• Disguise with intent to commit indictable offence.
• Use of a firearm while committing an offence.
• Pointing a firearm.
• Carrying a weapon for the purpose of committing an offence
• Fail to comply with probation.
• Possession of firearm knowing possession is prohibited.
• Possession of firearm while prohibited from doing so.
• Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Cosh appeared in Provincial Court in Pictou on Dec. 11, 2023, and was remanded into custody.

Police say a second person was involved and are continuing to investigate his identity.