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Two charged in Saturday night gas station robbery

An employee was assaulted
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A Halifax Regional Police vehicle (Meghan Groff/

Two people have been arrested after a gas station robbery on Saturday night.

Halifax Regional Police say two men went into the Irving on Robie Street at around 11:30 p.m.

They say the pair assaulted an employee then left with cash and cigarettes.

The staff member was treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

When officers arrived, they arrested suspects in the area.

Scott Lawrence Dupperon, 31, and Joseph Bernard Sebastien Laporte, 33, are scheduled to appear in court today to face robbery charges.

Meghan Groff

About the Author: Meghan Groff

Born in Michigan, raised in Ontario, schooled in Indiana and lives in Nova Scotia; Meghan is the editor for CityNews Halifax.
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