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Police arrest suspect after bomb threat at bank (update)

Police used video surveillance to identify a suspect, he's been taken to police headquarters for questioning
(NEWS 95.7 file photo)

Halifax Regional Police have arrested a man after a bank received a bomb threat Thursday morning.

Officers were notified at 10:23 a.m. after a threatening phone call from an anonymous person was received at the RBC Royal Bank at 5855 Spring Garden Road.

The bank had to be been evacuated as a precaution while police searched the area, however investigators found nothing suspicious.

Police used video surveillance to identify a suspect and arrested a 38-year-old Cole Harbour man leaving a building on Gottingen Street at around 1:30 p.m.

He's been taken to police headquarters for questioning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020 or submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers.

Meghan Groff

About the Author: Meghan Groff

Born in Michigan, raised in Ontario, schooled in Indiana and lives in Nova Scotia; Meghan is the editor for CityNews Halifax.
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