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Teen assaulted and robbed in Lower Sackville parking lot

The two males took his phone and bicycle, then fled
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NEWS RELEASE
HALIFAX DISTRICT RCMP
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Halifax District RCMP is investigating a robbery that occurred in a parking lot of a business in Lower Sackville.

Just before 11 p.m. last night, Halifax District RCMP responded to a robbery that was occurring in a parking lot of a business on Sackville Drive. 

The victim, a 17-year-old youth, asked two males for a cigarette and when the exchange was made, one male asked to take the victim's bicycle for a ride.  The victim agreed and when asked for the return of his bicycle, was assaulted by the two males. The victim called 911. The two males took his phone and bicycle, and fled. The victim suffered minor injuries. 

The suspect who left with the bicycle is described as being about 16-years-old with a slim build. He was wearing glasses and a grey t-shirt, jeans and a grey hat.  The second suspect is described as being in his 20s, with short reddish hair and some facial hair, possibly a goatee. He was wearing a red t-shirt and was carrying a red fitness bag. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

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