06/06/2013 10:35 EDT | Updated 08/06/2013 05:12 EDT

Man on moped armed with needle robs woman in Sydney

Cape Breton Regional Police are looking for a suspect after a man on a moped armed with a needle robbed a woman in Sydney on Wednesday night.

A woman in her 20s was walking on Howe Street at approximately 8:50 p.m. when a man drove up on a moped and asked for money.

When the woman refused to hand over any cash, the man threatened her with a needle, said police.

She gave the man an undisclosed amount of money and he drove away.

The woman was not injured.