Employee robbed at knife point in parking lot

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PICTOU – Pictou District RCMP is investigating after a woman was robbed at knife point.

At 6:24 p.m. last evening, an employee was leaving a business on Veteran’s Drive with the day’s deposits. She reported that she got into her car and before she closed the door, a man grabbed the door, approached her, pointed a knife at her stomach, and told her to give him the money.

She gave him the bag and he left the area on foot. No one was hurt and there were no witnesses in the area.

The suspect is described as a man, about six-foot tall with a thin build. He was wearing a dark coloured hoodie with a zipper in the front and fur lining in the hood. His hood was up and he was wearing a mask that covered the lower half of his face. An RCMP Police Dog Service team attended the area but was unable to locate a suspect.

Pictou District RCMP is asking for the public`s assistance with this investigation. Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to contact Pictou District RCMP at 902-755-2121. 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.

The investigation is ongoing.