Halifax police ask for public's help to identify suspect following armed robbery

Halifax Regional Police are asking for the public's help to identify a suspect following an armed robbery in Halifax on Tuesday. 

Officers responded to a report of a robbery in the 400 block of Herring Cove Road around 1 p.m. 

A man entered the store, pointed a gun, and demanded money. 

Police say he was last seen leaving the area on foot. 

He is described as a 30-40 year-old black man, standing 5'7" tall with a stocky build. 

He was wearing a black jacket over a red hoodie, black track pants, black sneakers with white mid soles, and a backwards black hat. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police or Crime Stoppers.