RNC release video in armed robbery investigation

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Armed robbery suspects are seen in this image capture from video. — Submitted by the RNC

The RNC is requesting the public’s help in identifying those responsible for an armed robbery at Villa Nova Pharmacy on the C.B.S. Highway April 18.

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About 8:40 p.m. that day, RNC officers responded to a report that suspects entered the store and demanded drugs before fleeing the scene.

The males were armed what are believed to be firearms.

There were no injuries sustained during the commission of the offence.

Investigating officers have determined that several hundred prescription narcotics were stolen. The RNC is concerned about the quantity and types of prescription drugs stolen and consider their potential availability on the street to be a public safety concern.

One male suspect is described as approximately 5’11”ft and 170 pounds. At the time of the incident he was wearing black jogging pants, a black hoodie with the word “ECKO” written in white on the hood. He was also wearing beige gloves and black sneakers.

The second male is described as approximately 5’8”ft and 170 pounds. At the time of the incident he was wearing dark clothes and yellow gloves.

Both individuals had their faces concealed by something white. The males fled towards the rear of the building.

Anyone who has information that would assist in identifying the persons 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, Villa Nova Pharmacy, Crime Stoppers

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