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RNC seeks tips in St. John’s armed robbery investigation

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary cruiser.  — Telegram file
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary cruiser. — Telegram file

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) general investigation unit is seeking public help to solve a Sunday afternoon armed robbery in St. John’s.

Shortly before 2 p.m., RNC operational patrol services division responded to a business on Hamilton Avenue after getting a call about an armed robbery. A man had entered the business with a knife and demanded money, police say. Before the police got there, the man fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.The suspect is a man, described to be five feet and eight or nine inches tall, with an average build and some facial hair. He was wearing a dark hooded sweater and sunglasses at the time of the robbery.

Investigators request that anyone with any information on this armed robbery contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at

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