Lower Sackville NSLC closed after attempted robbery: witnesses

The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation location in Lower Sackville was forced to close Thursday night following an attempted robbery, according to people who witnessed the incident.

NSLC spokesperson Beverley Ware confirmed that the location closed for the evening due to “an incident in the beverage alcohol section of the store.”

Ware did not provide details on the incident, but multiple witnesses told Global News that an attempted robbery occurred.

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The NSLC location in Lower Sackville also sells cannabis, but Ware said that section of the store was not involved in this incident.

The NSLC added that all employees are safe.

Police have not yet responded to our request for comment.

More to come.

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