A 37-year-old St. John’s man has been charged with robbery with violence and other offences following an incident on Warberry Street in St. John’s this morning during which a woman was injured.
The 36-year-old woman was treated in hospital for injuries and later released.
About 8:50 a.m. today, RNC officers responded a report of theft of a motor vehicle in the area of Warberry Street.
With the assistance of a member of the public the stolen vehicle and the accused were located shortly after 9 a.m. in the area of Water Street Pharmacy.
The accused has been charged with robbery with violence, theft over $5,000, theft under $5,000, obstruction, breach of a court order and had two warrants outstanding for his arrest.
The accused was arrested without incident and held to appear in court in this afternoon.
Anyone who may have any information in relation to this crime is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.