Barrington RCMP seeks public assistance identifying mask used in robbery

Barrington Passage, Nova Scotia – Barrington RCMP is asking for public assistance to identify a mask worn during a robbery on Saturday morning.

At 6:14 a.m. on July 29, a tall man wearing a mask entered a service station on Hwy 3 and demanded money and cigarettes. The male and female employees, who were alone in the store at the time, turned over a quantity of cash and cigarettes. No weapon was seen and no one was hurt. The man quickly exited the store and fled the area.

The suspect is described as a 6-foot tall white man in his late twenties with brown hair and a slender build. He was wearing dark pants tucked into rubber boots, a zip-up sweater, and a mask with a tongue sticking out of the side. He was carrying two ‘Sobeys’ reusable shopping bags.

The mask was found torn and discarded along Hwy 3 in Doctors Cove on Sunday.


Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Barrington RCMP at 902 637-2325. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

Nova Scotia RCMP

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