A suspect is seen in this still from video during an armed robbery at the Canadian Tire Gas Bar on Merchant Drive in Mount Pearl Tuesday.
The RNC has charged a 42-year-old man in connection with an armed robbery at the Canadian Tire Gas Bar on Merchant Drive in Mount Pearl on Feb. 19.
The RNC had released a surveillance video of the armed robbery to the media.
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About 9:40 p.m. on Feb. 19, RNC officers from patrol services, K9, forensic identification and the criminal investigation division responded to the armed robbery. A male suspect was seen on the video entering the store and demanding cash and cigarettes before fleeing the scene. The suspect also stole a quantity of lottery tickets.
The charges against the accused include armed robbery and disguise with intent. He was to appear in provincial court Monday.
The investigation into the armed robbery is continuing.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary General Investigation Unit is continuing to investigate this incident and is asking anyone that may have any information in relation to this incident 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.