community news

New Glasgow Police seeking info on robbery

Community Featured Online First

New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit is investigating an attempted robbery at the Aberdeen Hospital.

On June 20 at approximately 11:25 p.m., a lone male entered the hospital and attempted to steal personal items from a hospital employee. The employee was working at the boiler building located at the rear of the hospital,.

The suspect fled the area as no personal property was taken.

No one else was in the boiler room building at the time and the employee sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as:

  • White male
  • 6 foot, 3 inches tall
  • Approximately 250 pounds
  • Thin build
  • In his late 20s to late 30s
  • Wearing a black t-shirt with a white logo on the front, dark jeans and sneakers
  • Driving a dark in colour, mid-sized car

Police are asking for public assistance with this investigation. Anyone with any information about this robbery is asked to contact New Glasgow Regional Police at 902-752-1941. 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, or use the P3 Tips App.