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West Shore RCMP are asking people to avoid the Jacklin Road and Kelly Road area following an armed bank robbery at the Scotia Bank Thursday afternoon.

Shortly after 2 p.m., a suspect walked into the bank, told the teller he had a gun and would shoot if they didn’t hand over money.

It’s unclear if the individual received any money from the robbery. The suspect was able to flee the area before police got on scene – it’s believed he fled in a vehicle.

More to come.