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Police seek assistance with robbery investigation

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NEW GLASGOW – New Glasgow Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance after a robbery.

Early today, at approximately 1:46 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police were called to the scene of a robbery at the Comfort Inn located at 740 Westville Road in New Glasgow. Staff reported that a man had entered the hotel lobby through the front door, approached the front desk, produced a knife and demanded cash.

The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed sum of money.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’5” to 5’9” in height with a small build. He was wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and dark sunglasses.

The New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit is asking anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact New Glasgow Regional Police at 902-752-1941. 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. The public is asked to not approach this individual as police describe him as dangerous. The public is asked to call police immediately if you know his location or have any information about this robbery.