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Police report attempted robbery on Spring Garden Road

The incident took place around 4:50 a.m. near the intersection of Spring Garden Road and Birmingham Street
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Halifax Regional Police is reporting of an attempted robbery that occurred earlier this morning in downtown Halifax.

The attempted robbery took place at around 4:50 a.m. in the 5500 block of Spring Garden Road which is near the intersection of Spring Garden Road and Birmingham Street.

A 32-year-old man approached the victim, took out a knife and demanded the victim's wallet. The suspect failed to get the wallet and eventually fled the area on foot.

No one was hurt during the incident.

The man was arrested a short distance away and is scheduled to attend court on Oct. 25 to face charges of robbery and possession of a dangerous weapon.

Chris Stoodley

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Chris was born and raised in Halifax. After graduating from the journalism program at King's, he started as's weekend editor.
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