The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is requesting the assistance of the general public in identifying the persons responsible for two armed robberies in St. John’s and Mount Pearl Monday night.
According to police, an armed robbery was reported around 10:30 p.m. on Holden Street in Mount Pearl.
Three masked suspects armed with a weapon entered a store and demanded cash and cigarettes. The suspects fled the scene on foot with and undisclosed amount of cigarettes. There were no injuries reported at the time of the incident. One suspect is described as wearing a blue plaid jacket, while another was wearing a brown work jacket and the third is described as wearing an orange jacket with reflective stripes.
The other armed robbery Monday night was reported to have occurred around 9:55 p.m. at Marie’s Mini Mart on Stavanger Drive in St. John’s.
The RNC said a masked suspect armed with a knife entered the store and demanded cash and cigarettes, then fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cigarettes. There were no injuries reported at the time of the incident.
The suspect is described as approximately five feet, five inches to five feet, six inches tall with a tiny build. At the time of the incident, the suspect was described as wearing a tan jacket, black sweat pants and a ski mask concealing their face.
Anyone with information that would assist in identifying the people responsible or anyone who may have any information in relation to these crimes is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide Information anonymously on the N.L. Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.