LOWER SACKVILLE: For the second time in as many days, Halifax District RCMP are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a gas station in Lower Sackville.

At approximately 9:15 p.m. Saturday evening, Oct. 29, a woman with a knife entered a gas station on Sackville Dr. where she demanded cigarettes and money.

“The gas station attendant handed over cigarettes and a small amount of cash and the woman left the store on foot,” said Cpl. Dal Hutchinson in a release. “No one was injured.”

The suspect in the armed robbery. (Police video photo)
The suspect in the armed robbery. (Police video photo)

The suspect is described as a white female, heavy set, about 5-foot-2, possibly in her 50’s, with a large lump on her lip. She was wearing a black curly wig, dark rimmed glasses and black track pants with three stripes and a black jacket or sweater.

Police arrived on scene quickly and were assisted by a Halifax Regional Police K-9 Unit; however investigators were unable to locate the suspect.

Cpl. Hutchinson said the investigation is ongoing and is now being led by the Integrated General Investigation Section.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.