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New Glasgow Police seeking info on robbery

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...

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Employee robbed at knife point in parking lot

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...

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Accused robber in court this morning

Stellarton Police arrested a 36-year-old man in relation to an armed robbery that took place at approx. 7:51 p.m. August 30 at the Medical hall Pharmasave on Foord Street. At the time, a lone male entered the store and produced a firearm. He demanded drugs. The clerk complied with the request and the suspect left...

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Police looking for suspect in armed robbery

Stellarton Police are still looking for the man they believe robbed a local drug store at gunpoint last night. At approximately 7:15 p.m., police say a lone man entered the Medical Hall Pharmasave on Foord Street and produced a firearm. He demanded drugs. The clerk complied with the request and the suspect left the store...

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Man arrested for robbery in New Glasgow

NEW GLASGOW – A 20-year-old male was arrested in New Glasgow on Friday, July 20 in relation to a robbery that occurred in New Glasgow. New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit arrested the New Glasgow man on Forbes Street  at approximately 2:30 p.m. The robbery occurred on July 19, at approximately 10 p.m., on...

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Police seek assistance with robbery investigation

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...

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County man accused in 2017 robbery found

PICTOU — A 36-year-old county resident was arrested and brought into the custody of Provincial Court on Tuesday morning from Halifax where he was found. Shawn Daniel Bonvie is the accused in a robbery that took place October 12, 2017, at approximately 1 p.m. at a tavern on Stewart Street in New Glasgow where a...

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Tavern robbed, police seeking suspect

NEW GLASGOW – The tavern on Stewart Street was robbed on Thursday. At approximately 1 p.m. on October 12, New Glasgow Regional Police was called to the scene of the robbery. A lone suspect entered the tavern and demanded a quantity of money. One staff member was present and was grabbed, assaulted and forced into a...

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Police arrest woman after truck stolen

New Glasgow Regional Police arrested an adult female after a Dodge truck was stolen from a driveway. Early today, at approximately 2:17 a.m., police received a 9-1-1 call that a dark blue Dodge Ram had just been stolen from a driveway at an Acadia Street residence. At approximately 2:57 a.m., the suspect vehicle was observed on...

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SIRT: Police acted appropriately in New Glasgow Arrest

The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) today released its report regarding the arrest of a man in New Glasgow on March 10, 2016. Early on the morning of March 10, 2016, New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a robbery at the Needs Store on East River Road in New Glasgow. Three men in...

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