Halifax Regional Police have arrested two men who allegedly used hammers to rob a jewelry store in Bedford, NS, on Wednesday afternoon.

According to a police news release, officers responded to a robbery at Charm Diamond Centers at 1658 Bedford Highway around 1:55 pm They learned two men with hammers allegedly smashed jewelry cases and stole merchandise.

An off-duty officer at the scene arrested one of the suspects. The other suspect fled in a vehicle after allegedly threatening the officer.

Police later arrested the suspect in Halifax.

Christopher Dennis Cameron, 39, is facing charges of:

  • robbery
  • resisting arrest
  • disguise with intent

Larson Munongo, 24, was charged with:

  • robbery
  • uttering threats
  • disguise with intent
  • breach of a probation order

Both men were scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.

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By ting