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HRP investigate robbery in north end overnight

A 62-year old man was taken to the QEII hospital for treatment of what are believed to be non life threatening injuries
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A Halifax Regional Police vehicle (Meghan Groff/

A man has been taken to hospital after an early morning robbery in north end Halifax. 

Police say a 62-year-old man was walking on Black Street, near Gottingen Street and North Street, just after midnight when two men came out of an alleyway and attacked him.

The pair allegedly hit the victim in the head, taking his change purse and running off. The two attackers are described as black men, one of them wearing a light coloured head covering.

Investigators ask anyone who witnessed or has video from the area at the time of the incident to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or by using the P3 Tips App.


Mark Hodgins

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Mark Hodgins is an Ontario-born Haligonian. A graduate of the Loyalist College journalism program, he’s been with NEWS 95.7 since 2016. Mark is a lover of sports, politics and video games.
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