Shelburne RCMP investigate armed robbery at gas station

Gas station robbery suspect
Shelburne RCMP is investigating a robbery at a gas station on Falls Lane. Credit: RCMP

Shelburne RCMP is investigating an armed robbery at a gas station on Falls Lane in Shelburne.

RCMP say that officers responded to a report of an armed robbery on Dec. 26, at around 10:56 p.m.

Police say a man allegedly entered the gas station and demanded money from the cashier while pointing what appeared to be a firearm at them. The suspect fled the scene on foot towards Wrights Road.

Police say the employee was not physically injured in the incident.

The suspect is described as wearing a black face mask, black jacket, black pants, and a brown moustache visible from underneath his mask. Police believe the man may have been picked up on Wrights Road by a  white compact sedan, captured on surveillance video, traveling south on Water Street.

Police ask anyone who recognizes this man, or who has information about this incident, to call the Shelburne RCMP Detachment at 902-875-2490. 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, or use the P3 Tips App.