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Update: Police charge man in robbery

Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in connection with a robbery that occurred Saturday night in Dartmouth.

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At 7:40 p.m. on December 2, police responded to a robbery in the 100 block of Wyse Road. A man was approached by two males who asked if he would cash a cheque for them. The man agreed and the trio attended a nearby ATM. After withdrawing funds for himself, the man was assaulted and one of the suspects withdrew further funds from the victim’s account. The victim was not physically injured.

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At 12:28 a.m. on December 4, police arrested one of the suspects on Wallace Street in Dartmouth without incident. The man was transported to police headquarters where he was held in custody.

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Police have charged 31-year-old Michael James Miles of Dartmouth, with one count each of robbery, assault, breach of an undertaking and breach of probation. He is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident or the other suspect to call 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 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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