Woman assaulted while making bank deposit

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Dartmouth this evening.

At approximately 9:27 pm, Halifax Regional Police responded to a call for a robbery that just occurred in the 0-100 block of Portland St. Dartmouth.

A female was making a bank deposit when she was approached by a male from behind who struck her in the head with an object.  The male took the deposit and some personal items before fleeing on foot down Portland St.  The victim was unable to describe the male at this time.  The victim was transported to hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is in its early stages. Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or video from the area to call 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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