SALMON RIVER – Colchester RCMP are asking for the public's assistance after a robbery here on Monday night.
At 11:30 p.m., RCMP responded to a robbery that occurred at a local convenience store on East Prince Street.
A male suspect entered the Needs store armed with a knife and demanded cash. The suspect grabbed a quantity of cash and the clerks's cell phone. The suspect fled and is believed to have left in a vehicle. A police service dog assisted the investigators but the suspect was not located. No one was injured.
The suspect is described as a non-white male five-foot-nine, late teens or early 20's, slim build and last seen wearing dark clothing.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident or any other unsolved crime to come forward. People can contact any RCMP office or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP202 + your message to "CRIMES" (274637) or 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 reward from $50 - $2,000.