Customers at a cannabis store in Halifax’s north end have been credited with helping thwart a robbery Sunday evening.

Halifax Regional Police was called to the scene of a Farm Assists cannabis shop at about 8:30 pm to find several people involved in an altercation, including one person wielding a knife, according to Global News.

Police report that a man entered the store, pulled out a knife and tried to rob the pot shop. Fortunately, he was “subdued by multiple persons already inside the business,” police say. The investigation continues.

Police investigating attempted robbery in Halifax

No one was injured in the altercation at Farm Assists, which notes on its website that it offers “safe access to medicinal cannabis and cannabis-related products for its membership.”


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