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Police arrest man for bomb threat

Halifax Regional Police currently have a man in custody in relation to a bomb threat in Halifax earlier today.

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At 10:23 a.m., police responded to the RBC Royal Bank located at 5855 Spring Garden Road for a bomb threat after the bank received a threatening phone call from an anonymous person. Officers searched the area, however, nothing suspicious was located.

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Through the course of the investigation, a suspect was identified through video surveillance. At approximately 1:30 p.m., a 38-year-old Cole Harbour man was located exiting a building in the 2300 block of Gottingen Street and was arrested without incident. He was transported to police headquarters to be questioned in relation to this matter. The investigation is ongoing with respect to possible charges.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

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Source: Media Release

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