-Police are asking for the public’s help to find a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Dartmouth earlier this month.
On Sept. 7th police responded to a report of a robbery at the Kabayan Food Mart on Wyse Road. A man went behind the counter with a knife and demanded money. He ended up grabbing the whole cash register and running off with it.
He’s described as white, 6’ tall, with a medium build, grey hair and facial scruff. He was wearing a blue Helly Hansen jacket with orange trim, beige pants with paint stains, brown boots or shoes and a baseball hat.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 902-490-5016, or Crime Stoppers.
-New data from Halifax Transit has been release about which routes are most likely to pick you up on time.
“On time Performance” numbers were released for the first time yesterday from the Transportation Standing Committee. The report shows the percentage of observed stop arrivals between one minute early and three minutes late.
Industry targets for On Time Performance range between 85 and 90 per cent, the report said, while Halifax’s overall performance was 77 per cent.
If you’re wondering which weekday bus had the worst score…. Route 20 (Herring Cove) takes it with 59 per cent.
-Public health officials in four provinces are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products.
Thirteen cases have been reported, including seven in Ontario, two in Quebec, two in New Brunswick and two in Nova Scotia. Four people required hospitalization, but no deaths have been reported.
The Public Health Agency of Canada outbreak does not link the outbreak to a particular brand, but reminder that frozen raw breaded poultry products such as nuggets, strips and burgers should be handled the same as other raw poultry products.