Two Halifax men charged after robberies this week

Halifax Regional Police say two men are facing numerous charges after two robberies earlier this week in Halifax and Dartmouth.

In the first incident, officers responded to a report of a robbery of a taxi driver around 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday in the 6000 block of Young Street in Halifax.

Police say a man got into the back seat, threatened the driver with a knife and demanded money, before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash to a waiting vehicle.

In the second incident, officers responded to a report of a robbery around 2:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Irving gas station at 10 Highfield Park Drive in Dartmouth.

Police say a man entered the store and told the clerk he had a weapon and demanded cash before fleeing on foot with an undisclosed amount.

Halifax Regional Police say there were no injuries in either incident.

Police say a man was arrested around 5:45 p.m. Thursday at an address on Highfield Park Drive in Dartmouth without incident and a second man was arrested around 3:00 a.m. Friday by members of the Emergency Response Team ar a residence on Highfield Park Drive in Dartmouth.

28-year-old Ryan Mark MacDougall of Halifax appeared in court yesterday to face the following charges:
- Robbery (x2)
- Driving while prohibited
- Breach of an undertaking
- Breach of probation

30-year-old Richard Perry MacIntyre of Halifax also appeared in court yesterday where he faced the following charges:
- Robbery (x2)
- Possession of a weapon
- Uttering threats