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Two men facing charges after pair of armed robberies in St. John's

RNC investigators are looking to speak with anyone who might have information about a two-vehicle collision that happened Saturday morning on the Conception Bay highway in Long Pond.
The RNC arrested two men overnight stemming from three armed robberies that occurred over a two hour period on Monday night.

A string of armed robberies Monday night have landed two men in jail.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to an armed robbery on Water Street at 5:07 p.m., a second call at a business on Campbell Avenue at 6:15 p.m. and at 6:55 p.m., they were called to a robbery on Blackmarsh Avenue.
The RNC’s criminal investigation division weren’t long in locating and apprehending the two individuals involved in the robberies.

A 36-year-old man has been charged with three counts of armed robbery and a 34-year-old man is charged with one count of armed robbery and a breach of a court order.

Both men were taken to jail overnight and were scheduled to make an appearance in court Tuesday morning.
The investigation into all three robberies is ongoing.
In a separate call around 10:30 p.m., the RNC arrested a 25-year-old man following a disturbance at a home in Mount Pearl.

The man was charged with assault and taken to jail pending a court appearance on Tuesday.

The assault victim didn’t suffer injuries.

In a third call overnight, a 45-year-old man was issued a seven-day driving suspension for blowing a warning on a breathalyzer test after being stopped for speeding in a school zone.

This man was stopped in the Portugal Cove area. He was released following being charged but his vehicle was impounded.

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