Armed Robbery at Pawn Shop


St. John's RNC are investigating an Armed Robbery at a Pawn Shop.

On Wednesday during the lunch hour, officers responded to a report of Armed Robbery at Traders on Freshwater Road.

Two armed men entered the business wearing masks and demanded a quantity of merchandise. No injuries were reported.

Witnesses described both men as approximately 5’8” with a slim build. At the time of the offence, the men were both masked and wearing dark clothing. Prior to police arrival, the men fled the area in a 2016 White Hyundai sedan (NL License Plate JEL-490) that was reported stolen on August 1, 2018.

Investigators are interested in speaking with anyone who may have been in the area of Freshwater Road near Traders between 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. and have dash cam video of the suspect vehicle described above.

The RNC is continuing to investigate this armed robbery and is asking anyone who has information 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.


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