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New Glasgow Regional Police responds to robbery, seeks public assistance

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New Glasgow police are looking for a man they believe robbed a tavern on Stewart Street on Thursday afternoon.

Around 1 p.m. Thursday New Glasgow Regional Police was called to the scene of a robbery at a Tavern on Stewart Street New Glasgow.

According to police, a lone suspect entered the tavern and demanded a quantity of money. One staff member was present and was grabbed, assaulted and forced into a room. The staff member suffered minor injuries.

The suspect fled the tavern on foot with a quantity of cash. Police immediately responded and was assisted by Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit and Truro Police K-9.

Police believe the suspect may be Shawn Daniel Bonvie, a 36-year-old white male with short brown hair, blue eyes, 5’8” and approximately 200 lbs. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a brown zip up hooded sweater.

The New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit is asking anyone with information about this incident or location of Bonvie is asked to contact New Glasgow Regional Police at 902-752-1941.

Police said the public should not approach this individual as police describe him as dangerous. The public is asked to call police immediately if they know his location or have any information about this robbery

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not tapped or traced.

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