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Boys arrested after Halifax-area robbery

HALIFAX - Police in Halifax have arrested two boys after a robbery in the suburb of Dartmouth early today.

Police say a 23-year-old man was walking through the Dartmouth Commons around 3 a.m. when he was approached by two men who threatened him with bear spray.

They say the suspects took the man's wallet and other personal items.

The victim was not injured.

Police say a canine unit led officers to nearby Shore Road and Geary Street, where two boys matching the victim's description were arrested.

The two accused are facing robbery charges and will appear in court at a later date.

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