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Police make arrest after Halifax bank bomb threat

Police arrested a 38-year-old Cole Harbour man in Halifax on Thursday afternoon.

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Halifax police have arrested a man from Cole Harbour after a bomb threat at a bank on Spring Garden Road.

On Thursday morning, Halifax Regional Police responded to the RBC Royal Bank at 5855 Spring Garden Road for a bomb threat after the bank received a threatening phone call from an anonymous person.

The bank was evacuated and a portion of the road was closed for a few hours, but police found nothing suspicious.

Police identified a suspect using video surveillance, and at 1:30 p.m., officers arrested a 38-year-old Cole Harbour man as he left a building in the 2300 block of Gottingen Street.

The man was taken to police headquarters for questioning, and police say charges are possible.

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