Armed Robbery at Village Shopping Centre sends People "Running for their Lives"

There was panic at the Village Shopping Centre yesterday evening around 9:20 p.m.

RNC responded to a call of an Armed Robbery at a business at the Village Mall, on Topsail Road.

A lone male entered the business armed with what witnesses say was a gun and stole merchandise and fled the store.

The store that was robbed was the Charm Diamond Centre.

Other stores closed down immediately with customers inside until the scene was cleared by police.

There is no word on any injuries.