VALLEY – A driver of a sedan suspected in an armed robbery in Valley reported on April 21 has been arrested.
On March 30, Nova Scotia RCMP shared details of the armed robbery and photos of the sedan on social media and through a news release. The social media posts were shared more than 350 times.
As a result of the social media posts, the suspect was arrested on March 30 and the vehicle was also located. The suspect, a 20-year-old man from Bass River, faces charges of robbery with a firearm.
Early in the investigation, the passenger of the vehicle was identified. This suspect and victim are known to each other, and the second suspect is still being sought by police.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Colchester District RCMP at 902-893-6820. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit tips 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 award.