Pharmacy robbery suspects. — Image from video submitted by the RNC
The RNC is asking the general public to help with identifying the two people responsible for an armed robbery at Villa Nova Pharmacy on the C.B.S. Highway about 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22.
The male suspects — one brandishing what is believed to be a firearm, and the other had what is described as a hammer — entered the pharmacy and demanded narcotics before fleeing the scene empty handed.
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One male individual sustained injuries believed to be minor in nature during the incident.
The first male suspect is described as approximately 5’8” tall and 170 lbs. At the time of the incident he was described as wearing a hoodie and grey pants.
The second male is described as approximately 5’2” and 130 lbs. At the time of the offence the suspect was wearing a hoodie and jeans.
The RNC is also looking for information on a dark-coloured Mazda hatchback and a dark-coloured minivan seen in the area around the time of the incident.
The RNC General Investigation Unit is continuing to investigate this armed robbery and is seeking the assistance of the general public in identifying the individuals responsible.
Anyone who has information that would assist in identifying the persons responsible or anyone with 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.