Police arrest man after woman robbed in Dartmouth - NEWS 95.7
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Police arrest man after woman robbed in Dartmouth

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Halifax police have one suspect in custody after a woman was robbed in Dartmouth Thursday afternoon.

Two men approached the victim — a 32-year-old woman — on Jackson Road, pulled her into a wooded area and took her purse.

With the help of a K-9 unit, police found the woman’s purse, and then tracked down a 44-year-old man matching the description of one of the suspects nearby at about 12:45 p.m.

On Thursday evening, the suspect was being interviewed by police. Police spokesperson Cst. Dianne Woodworth said just before 5 p.m. she didn’t know how long the interview would take.

A second suspect hasn’t been found.

The woman was not injured, and police say the investigation is on-going.

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