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Police arrest man in connection with alleged bank robbery in Halifax

TD Canada Trust at Lacewood Drive. .
TD Canada Trust at Lacewood Drive. . Whitney Oickle/Global News

Police have arrested a man in connection with an alleged robbery at the TD Canada Trust located at 278 Lacewood Drive in Halifax.

At approximately 11:30 a.m., police responded to a report of a man who had entered the bank armed with an edged weapon and provided a note to the teller demanding money.

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The man was given an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the bank on foot.

Officers soon located a man fitting the suspect description a short distance from the bank and arrested him without incident.

The robbery remains under investigation and police are asking anyone with information or anyone who might have video from the area at the time to contact police.

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