The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is investigating two armed robberies overnight in St. John's.
Around 11:17 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to an armed robbery at a downtown gas bar where the suspect fled the scene.
However a short time later, RNC officers arrested the suspect in an abandoned building on Henry Street. He was held in custody for court appearance this morning
Around 2:20 a.m., another armed robbery occurred at a gas bar on Torbay Road in St. John's.
The suspects, believed to be two males, fled on foot. An extensive search of the area was conducted but police were unable to locate the suspects.
A knife was located at the scene. Cash and a quantity of other store items were taken in the robbery. There were no Injuries. The investigation is ongoing.