The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) Criminal Investigation Division is requesting the assistance of the general public in identifying two people responsible for an armed robbery at the Orange Store on Pennywell Road in St. John’s.
On Saturday, around 9:45 p.m., RNC patrol officers and Forensic Identification Services members responded to a report of an armed robbery at the store. Two male suspects, one armed with a knife, entered the store and demanded cash before fleeing the scene with an undisclosed amount of money, lottery tickets and cigarettes. Police say there were no injuries sustained during the commission of the offence.
One suspect is described as about five feet, five inches in height with a heavy build. At the time of the incident, both individuals had their faces concealed.
The RNC is asking anyone that has information that would assist in identifying the persons responsible or anyone that may have any information in
relation to this crime 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.