Police investigating attempted robbery near First Lake trails

(RCMP file photo)

LOWER SACKVILLE: Hallifax District RCMP is investigating an attempted robbery on a walking trail in Lower Sackville.

At 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21, a 25-year-old man was walking the trails around First Lake in Lower Sackville when he was approached by two unknown men who demanded he empty his pockets.

Both men were wearing bandanas and carrying knives. The man ran from the two suspects and was not injured.

Suspect 1 is described as a white male, late teens, 6’0 and medium build. He was wearing a black hoodie with no markings, dark sweat pants and a black bandana.

Suspect 2 is described as a white male, late teens, 5’6 and stocky build. He was wearing a black hoodie with no markings, blue jeans and a black bandana.

The investigation is continuing. If you have any information about this investigation, you are asked to contact the Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) 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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