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Police arrest one suspect, another still at large relating to an armed robbery

A second suspect has not yet been located
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A Halifax Regional Police vehicle (Meghan Groff/

Halifax Regional Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a March 21st robbery at the Needs Convenience store on Highfield Park Drive. 

Police report a 43-year-old Dartmouth man was arrested Wednesday, and he's facing charges including weapons offences, and wielding a firearm during the late-night robbery. 

A second suspect has not yet been located and he's described as a man with a skinny build who was wearing gloves, a balaclava and white or light-grey pants. Police say he was carrying a knife during the robbery.

Anyone with information about the incident or the identity of that second suspect is asked to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or using the P3 Tips App.

Mark Hodgins

About the Author: Mark Hodgins

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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