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Police on the hunt for knife-wielding robbery suspect

Halifax Regional Police are looking for a man who used a knife to rob aLawtons Drugs on North Street in Halifax on Tuesday night.

Halifax Regional Police are looking for a man who used a knife to rob a Lawtons Drugs on North Street in Halifax on Tuesday night.

Police say at about 8 p.m., the suspect entered the store, showed a knife to staff and demanded prescription medication. The suspect was given the medication, police say, and he then fled on foot towards Gladstone Street. There were no injuries and a search of the area couldn’t locate the suspect.

He is described as a white male in his mid-to-late 40s, around six-feet-tall and heavy set. The suspect is said to have been wearing a black button up shirt, jeans, a black hat and a stocking covering his face.