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Update: Police investigating bank robbery

**** HRP Media Release

Update: Police investigating bank robbery

A Halifax man has turned himself in to police in relation to a bank robbery that occurred yesterday in Halifax.

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on June 25 police were called to a robbery that had just occurred at the TD Canada Trust located at 278 Lacewood Drive in Halifax. A man entered the bank armed with an edged weapon and provided a note to the teller demanding money. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the bank on foot.​

Responding officers located a man fitting the suspect description a short distance from the bank and arrested him without incident. After it was determined that the man was not involved in the robbery he was released without charges.

At approximately 11 a.m. today a 58-year-old Halifax man turned himself in to police. He is scheduled to appear in Halifax court tomorrow to face charges of robbery, possession of a weapon and wearing a disguise.

The robbery remains under investigation and police are asking anyone with information or anyone who might have video from the area at the time to contact police.

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