Patrol investigators & investigators of the General Investigation Section are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Halifax this afternoon.
Just after 3pm., a man entered the TD Bank located at 5495 Spring Garden Road Halifax. The man stated he had a weapon, (although none was seen) and demanded cash. The man attempted to flee the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash when an enclosed dye pack discharged causing him to drop the money before fleeing.
He was last seen traveling on Spring Garden Road. The matter is still in the early stages of investigation.
The suspect is described as a male having a “tanned complexion”, 6 feet tall and wearing a black toque.
Investigators are asking anyone who has any information on this incident or the suspect to contact police by calling 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 at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.
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