Alleged bank robber flees into Edmonton home and takes hostages, police say

EDMONTON — Police in Edmonton say a suspect who fled the scene of a bank robbery entered a home and is holding hostages.

Alleged bank robber flees into Edmonton home and takes hostages, police say
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A police tactical team remains outside the home on the city’s north side this evening.

Police are asking people to stay away from the area.

They say in a news release that the bank robbery happened several blocks away and that the suspect went into a home they say was “not associated to him.”

Police say he remains inside the home with an “unconfirmed number of hostages.”

The news release adds that police would provide more information later this evening.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Monday, Nov. 29, 2021.

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