Armed robber leaves store empty handed

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A man attempted to hold up a convenience store on Water Street in Carbonear Tuesday night with a knife but was unsuccessful, the RCMP says.

The suspect was wearing a black mask and was carrying the knife when he entered the Red Circle store and demanded cash.

The suspect left, however, empty handed.

There were no injuries in the incident

The RCMP is asking anybody with information to contact the Trinity Conception Detachment at 596-5014 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS).

Organizations: RCMP, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Water Street, Carbonear

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  • Christine
    May 15, 2013 - 08:26

    Business owners in the area be vigilant!! The lowlife will be back. Glad nobody was hurt!