The RNC is asking the public to help identify the suspect seen in a video of an armed robbery that took place about 3:55 a.m. Aug. 5 at the Ultramar Service Station on Freshwater Road in St. John’s.
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The male suspect was armed with a large knife when he entered the store and demanded cash and cigarettes before fleeing the scene towards Booth Memorial High School. He is seen in the video placing items in a backpack.
There were no injuries sustained during the incident.
The suspect is described as being in his 20s, approximately 5’10” tall with a slender build. At the time of the offence the suspect was wearing a green plaid shirt, plaid shorts, black sneakers, ball cap and a backpack.
RNC officers from patrol services, police dog services and forensic identification services responded to the call.
Anyone who can identify the suspect or who has information that would assist in identifying the person responsible, or anyone with 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.