Police charge woman for robbery


**** HRP Media Release

Police charge woman for robbery

Police have charged a woman in relation to a robbery that occurred earlier today in Halifax.

At approximately 5:40 a.m. police received a report of a robbery that had just occurred in a parking lot at the corner of Windsor and Cunard streets. A woman approached the victim, produced a knife and demanded the victim’s property. The suspect took the victim’s wallet and cell phone and fled the area on foot. Officers arrested the suspect a short time later in the 7000 block of Bayers Road.

Ashley Elizabeth Slaunwhite, 32, of Halifax, is scheduled to appeared in Halifax Provincial Court today to face charges of robbery, possession of a dangerous weapon and possession/use of a stolen credit card.

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