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Halifax sex shop robbery sparks manhunt

Halifax sex shop Pleasures and Treasures was robbed on Sept. 12, 2019.
Halifax sex shop Pleasures and Treasures was robbed on Sept. 12, 2019. - Chris Lambie

Police are hunting for a middle-age man who robbed a Halifax sex shop Thursday at knife-point.

“At approximately 2:15 p.m. police received a report of a robbery that had occurred at Pleasures and Treasures located at 6232 Quinpool Road in Halifax,” said a news release from Halifax Regional Police.

“A man with a knife entered the store and demanded cash. The staff gave him an undisclosed amount of money and he fled on foot.”

The robber was “a white man in his 50s, approximately 5’6” tall with a thin build,” police said. “At the time of the incident he was wearing a black suit and a hat.”

Police want anyone with information about the crime or the robber to call them at (902)490-5016.

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