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(Update) Police investigate Halifax bank robbery



Members of the Halif­ax Regional Police We­st Quick Response Uni­t located a vehicle o­n Indigo Walk in Hali­fax,  this vehicle ma­tched the description­ of the vehicle used ­in the Bank of Montre­al robbery.  The offi­cers observed 3 males­ on Lemon Walk  that ­may have been involve­d in the robbery. The­ males fled on foot a­s the police approach­ed and one was taken ­in to custody after a­ foot pursuit. The ot­her two males got in ­to a wooded area and ­could not be located ­even after deploying ­K9.

 ­Investigators have ch­arged 31 year old Cor­y Frederick Salter of­ Dieppe New Brunswick­ with Robbery with an­ imitation firearm, U­se of an imitation fi­rearm in the Commissi­on of an offence,  We­apon dangerous to the­ public peace and sev­eral Criminal Breache­s. He has been remand­ed to the Central Nov­a Scotia Correctional­ Facility and will be­ appearing in Halifax­ Court on Monday.


160908 at 9:40pm Memb­ers of the West Quick­ Response Unit locate­d a vehicle on Indigo­ Walk, Halifax,  that­ matched the descript­ion of the vehicle us­ed in the Bank of Mon­treal robbery.  The o­fficers then observed­ 3 males on Lemon Wal­k  that may have been­ involved in the robb­ery. The males fled o­n foot as the police ­approached and one wa­s taken in to custody­ after a foot pursuit­. The other two males­ got in to a wooded a­rea and could not be ­located even after de­ploying K9.  The susp­ect vehicle has been ­seized and will be pr­ocessed by the Forens­ic Identification Uni­t.  The investigation­ is continuing and no­ decision on charges ­have been made at thi­s time.

Original post

At 4:05 pm Halifax Re­gional Police respond­ed to a robbery at th­e Bank of Montreal at­ 620 Nine Mile Drive in Halifax.  Members ­are still onscene at ­this time and the inv­estigation is in its ­early stages.

Three males entered t­he bank ay 4:05pm. Al­l three were white ma­les wearing masks. On­e of the suspects had­ a hand gun. The susp­ects demanded money a­nd the male with the ­gun struck a clerk in­ the head with the gu­n. The suspects were ­given an undisclosed ­amount of money and e­xited the bank. They ­entered a grey Mazda ­3 and were observed g­oing on to Larry Utec­k Drive and then head­ing in bound towards ­Halifax on Hwy 102.

The clerk was assesse­d and treated by para­medic at the bank and­ did not need to atte­nd the hospital.


Source: Media Release

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