RNC seek public assistance in armed robbery investigation

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The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) General Investigation Unit is requesting the assistance of the general public in identifying the person responsible for an armed robbery on Queen’s Road in St. John’s Saturday.

Around 9 p.m., patrol officers, the RNC Police Dog Services, Criminal Investigation Division and Forensic Identification Services responded to a reported armed robbery at Queen’s Road Convenience.

Police say a male suspect, armed with a weapon, entered the store and demanded cash and cigarettes, then fled the scene on foot with and undisclosed amount of both.

There were no injuries reported at the time of the incident. The male suspect is described as in his 60s, approximately six feet tall, with a

medium build. At the time of the incident he was described as wearing a blue jacket, black winter gloves and wrap-around sunglasses.

Anyone with information that would assist in identifying the person responsible or anyone that 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 also provide Information anonymously on the N.L. Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

Organizations: RNC Police Dog Services, Criminal Investigation Division, Forensic Identification Services Crime Stoppers

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