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13:06  04 february  2019
13:06  04 february  2019 Source:   theweek.co.uk

RCMP search for suspect after alleged armed robbery in Springhill, N.S.

RCMP search for suspect after alleged armed robbery in Springhill, N.S. Police say that at 2:22 p.m., a man entered a gas station on Highway 2 in Springhill, N.S., approached the clerk and demanded that she open the till. Nova Scotia RCMP continue to search for a suspect after an alleged robbery at a gas station on Highway 2 in Springhill, N.S., on Saturday. Police say that at 2:22 p.m., a man entered the station, approached the clerk and de The clerk refused and the man attempted to open the till. The Mounties say that there was then an "altercation" between the clerk  and man, who was holding a knife with a "six-inch serrated blade.

Caught on Tape: A bank customer tackled a would-be robber in St. Francis, Wis. Police are looking at surveillance video to identify the suspect.

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A convenience store employee in Canada foiled an attempted robbery by striking the would-be thief with a well-aimed banana.

The suspect fled the store in Ontario empty-handed, The cashier was reportedly “a little shaken up” by the experience, but no employees or customers were injured during the incident.

Leopard cub discovered in luggage

Officials at Chennai Airport in India say they discovered a leopard cub inside a passenger’s luggage on a flight from Thailand. The month-old cub’s mewling tipped off customs officers, who detained a 45-year-old man for further questioning. The leopard cub is expected to survive.

3 suspects arrested after robbery and carjacking of food delivery driver

3 suspects arrested after robbery and carjacking of food delivery driver Three male youths have been arrested after a food delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint and his car was taken on Saturday night. Toronto police were called to the scene near the corner of Caledonia and Rogers roads around 10:30 p.m. The driver reported being robbed of cash and a portable debit machine. The suspects then took his car and drove away. Const. Rob Reid told CBC Toronto police then set up a perimeter to contain the suspects, but the car with suspects inside "made contact with many vehicles in the area, both police and civilian." "They just didn't want to be contained," he explained.

Police released this security-camera video of a foiled robbery June 27 at Joyeria Marlenes jewelry store in southeast Fresno. The owner, not seen, came out

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Hand grenade found in bag of potatoes

A Hong Kong chip factory has reportedly found a World War I-era hand grenade in a bag of potatoes sent from France. Officials believe the explosive device was accidentally dug up during the farming process. The hand grenade was detonated by Hong Kong police – the second time they have had to do so within a week.

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Calgary police looking for 3 suspects after woman robbed at gunpoint, vehicle stolen.
Three men reportedly got out of the pickup, assaulted the woman and took the keys from her vehicle and broke into her home. One of the suspects was allegedly holding the woman at gunpoint while the other two rifled through her home, stealing electronics and money. READ MORE: Woman arrested after crash on Calgary’s Reconciliation Bridge When they left the home, they stole the woman's green 2000 Nissan Pathfinder, police said. The woman called police once they had left and was treated for minor injuries. Hours later, at about 8:30 a.m.

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