RNC Investigating Armed Vehicle Robbery #nltraffic

The RNC is investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred yesterday afternoon in St. John’s.

Just after 1:00 pm, officers with RNC Patrol Services Division, Criminal Investigation Division, Police Dog Services, and Forensic Investigation Services responded to a report of an attempted armed robbery of a woman’s vehicle in a parking garage at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital.

The male was armed with an undisclosed weapon but the woman was not injured.

The man fled the area before police arrived and was not successful at taking control of the woman’s vehicle.

Investigators have identified a suspect and are continuing to search for him.

The investigation to this incident is ongoing and investigators are keen to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this incident. Anyone with information on this attempted armed robbery is asked to call 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 www.nlcrimestoppers.com.