RNC Release Video of Armed Robbery

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is releasing video of an Armed Robbery at a business in St. John’s.

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at approximately 12:15 p.m., officers with RNC’s Operational Patrol Services Division, Criminal Investigation Division, and Forensic Identification Services responded to a report of Armed Robbery at Traders on Freshwater Road. Two males entered the business carrying firearms and one of the suspects approached staff and demanded jewelry. The suspects left with an undisclosed amount of jewelry.

The suspect who approached staff was described as approximately 5’8” with a slim build wearing a grey hoodie and dark track pants. The second suspect also wore a grey hoodie. At the time of the offence, the males were both masked and wearing gloves. Prior to police arrival, the suspects fled the area in a 2016 White Hyundai sedan, which had been reported stolen on August 1, 2018 and has since been recovered by police.

The RNC General Investigation Unit 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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