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Woman, 24, arrested in connection with 2 separate Halifax robberies

Halifax Regional Police, which investigated Chelsea's case, refused to provide an interview for this story. Lee Brown/The Canadian Press

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested following a pair of robberies in Halifax over the past three months.

Halifax Regional Police say the first robbery happened on July 19 at the Irving Gas Station on Robie Street.

A woman entered the store using a stick as a weapon and demanded cash, police say.

She fled the gas station on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police.

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The next robbery happened last Tuesday, when a woman entered the Needs Convenience on Chebucto Road with her face covered, demanding money.

The woman claimed she had a weapon, but one wasn’t seen, police say.

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Officers identified and arrested the suspect on Wednesday.

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Rachel Leanne McMullin will appear in Halifax provincial court to face charges of robbery and wearing a disguise.

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