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Man Facing Charges After Robbery Near St. Mary’s University

At approximately 11:47 p.m. last evening, Halifax Regional Police Officers responded to a robbery call in the 1000 block of Tower Road. The victim, a 22-year-old man, was approached by two men who threatened him and demanded his book bag. The suspects stated they had a weapon but, none was seen. The victim yelled for help and both suspects fled the area with the book bag. No one was physically injured. 
 
With the quick response of patrol officers and the help of a K-9 Unit, the book bag was recovered nearby and a suspect was arrested on University Avenue.
 
Eighteen-year-old David Anthony Carey, of Halifax, was held in custody overnight. He will appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face a charge of robbery.
 
Police are still looking for the second suspect. Officers ask that anyone with information about this incident contacts police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

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