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Masked man armed with knife robs Dartmouth convenience store

Halifax police say a woman working behind the counter wasn't hurt.

Halifax Regional Police.

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Halifax Regional Police.

A 19-year-old man is facing charges after a Dartmouth convenience store was robbed at knifepoint.

Halifax Regional Police say at 9:12 p.m. Monday the armed suspect walked into the Needs Convenience store at 275 Baker Drive and threatened a woman working behind the counter.

The suspect was wearing a mask and had a knife. He demanded cash and cigarettes and then left on foot.

A short time later the 19-year-old was arrested by police outside a residence on Morningfield Lane.

Police say the accused is facing charges of robbery and breaching his probation.

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