Nova Scotia

3 face charges after armed robbery at Halifax business

A man and two youths are facing charges after they were arrested in Bedford following an armed robbery in downtown Halifax on Saturday. They will appear in court later to face robbery and weapons charges.

Cash, merchandise taken before suspects flee in car, say police

Halifax police have arrested two youths and a man after a business was robbed on Saturday. (Robert Short/CBC)

Three people are facing charges after a daylight armed robbery in downtown Halifax.

At about 5:50 p.m. Saturday, Halifax police were called to the scene in the 1800 block of Hollis Street.

Police say three males wearing masks entered a business with a gun. They took cash and merchandise before fleeing the area in a car.  

On Sunday, police confirmed the business was the NSKD Clothing Company.

There were no injuries. Witnesses were interviewed, and the car was found on Olive Street in Bedford.  

Police arrested three suspects there, and the house was searched. 

Two youths and one man will appear in court at a later date to face robbery and weapons charges.

Police are asking anyone who has any information to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.