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Police investigate two robberies involving suspect on a bicycle

(Meghan Groff/NEWS 95.7)

HALIFAX– Regional police are investigating after two robberies involving a suspect on a bicycle happened on the peninsula Monday night.

Police say around 8 p.m., a 20-year-old woman was walking on the sidewalk near South Park and Inglis streets when a man riding a BMX bicycle drove into her leg before grabbing her purse.

The woman wasn’t hurt and her purse, along with its contents, was found a short distance away.

The second incident happened about an hour later,¬†when a 45-year-old woman walking on a footpath behind the Victoria General site toward the IWK Health Centre had her purse grabbed–also by a man on a bike.

The suspect is described as a white man, 20 to 30 years of age, wearing all black clothing and a dark coloured helmet.

Believe believe the incidents are related and ask anyone with information to contact them or Crimestoppers.

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