The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary requesting the assistance of the general public in identifying the person or persons responsible for an armed robbery at a commercial business on Campbell Avenue in St. John's.
On Friday at approximately 6 p.m., RNC officers responded to an armed robbery at Lawton's Drugs on Campbell Avenue. The male suspect entered the store and demanded narcotics before fleeing the scene on foot towards Lemarchant Road.
The male suspect is described as approximately 6-feet tall, with a pale complexion and strawberry blond hair. At the time of the incident the male is described as wearing dark clothing with a black hood up. The suspect had his face concealed with red sunglasses and a plaid scarf. The investigation into this armed robbery is continuing.
Anyone that may have any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com
(This is a revised version based on a correction regarding the business by the RNC)