Update: September 9, 2016 (12:01 a.m.)
At 9:40 p.m. on September 8, members of the West Quick Response Unit located a vehicle on Indigo Walk in Halifax that matched the description of the vehicle used in the Bank of Montreal robbery. The officers then observed three males on Lemon Walk that may have been involved in the robbery. The males fled on foot as the officers approached and one was taken in to custody after a foot pursuit. The other two males got in to a wooded area and could not be located even after deploying a K9 team. The suspect vehicle has been seized and will be processed by the Forensic Identification Unit. The investigation is continuing and no decision on charges has been made at this time.
Update: September 8, (6:57 p.m.)
On September 8 at 4:05 p.m., three men entered the bank. All three were white men wearing masks. One of the suspects had a hand gun. The suspects demanded money and the suspect with the gun struck a clerk in the head with the gun. The suspects were given an undisclosed amount of money and exited the bank. They entered a grey Mazda 3 and were observed going on to Larry Uteck Drive and then heading in bound towards Halifax on Hwy 102. The clerk was assessed and treated by paramedics at the bank and did not need to attend the hospital.
September 8, 2016 (4:48 p.m.)
At 4:05 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery at the Bank of Montreal at 620 Nine Mile Drive in Halifax. Members are still onscene at this time and the investigation is in its early stages. Another media release will be issued when more information becomes available.