Antigonish County RCMP investigate armed robbery

Posted on April 29, 2014

April 29, 2014, Paq’tnkek First Nations, Nova Scotia . . . Antigonish County RCMP are investigating a robbery that occurred earlier this morning.

At approximately 1:35 a.m., Antigonish County RCMP responded to a report of robbery at the Paq’tnkek Entertainment Center on the Paq’tnkek First Nations. Preliminary investigation revealed that a suspect believed to be a male wearing a disguise entered the entertainment centre with a firearm. The suspect demanded money from the employees and fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash. A police dog from the New Glasgow Police Service was called in to assist with the investigation, the suspect was not located. No one was injured during the incident.

The suspect is described as between 5’3″ to 5’7″ and possibly a stocky build. The Antigonish Street Crime Enforcement Unit is assisting with the investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident or any other unsolved crime to come forward. People can contact any RCMP office or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. 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 reward from $50 – $2000.

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Contact person:

Cst Michael McKenna

Antigonish District RCMP
Office: (902)-863-6500


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