RNC releases video, seeks help identifying armed robbery suspect

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The RNC has released a video and is requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the person responsible for an attempted robbery at a commercial business on Topsail Road in Paradise Nov. 7.

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About 8:30 p.m. Nov. 7, RNC patrol officers, K9, forensic identification section and the Criminal Investigation Division responded to an armed robbery at Marie’s Mini Mart on Topsail Road in Paradise.

The suspect entered the store, went to the employee and demanded cash and cigarettes. The male suspect is described as 5’10”, with a heavy build and was wearing black and white sneakers, grey hoodie and grey track pants with a black and yellow jersey underneath the hoodie.

The suspect has a gold earring in the right ear, was wearing a white mask and used a knife at the time of the offence. The male then fled the area on foot in the direction of Carlisle Drive with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The RNC is also looking to identify and speak with the female seen in the video to be entering the store shortly before the suspect enters. She is described as having a thin build, shoulder-length dark hair and was wearing jeans and a purple hoodie at the time.

The RNC General Investigation Unit is continuing to investigate this armed robbery and is seeking the assistance of the general public in identifying the individuals in the video.

Anyone who has information that would assist in identifying the person responsible or 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.



Organizations: RNC, Criminal Investigation Division, Mini Mart Crime Stoppers NL Crime Stoppers Website

Geographic location: Topsail Road, Paradise

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