Police Arrest Robbery Suspect

The RNC have made an arrest in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store in Conception Bay South.

On August 5, just before 10:30 p.m., officers with RNC’s Operational Patrol Services Division, Police Dog Services, and Forensic Identification Services responded to a report of an armed robbery at Maries Minimart at 2186 Topsail Road. Store staff advised police that a lone male entered the store and demanded cash.

The Caucasian man, described as being approximately 5’10”, heavy set with a beard and being approximately 30 years old, was wearing dark ball cap and grey coat at the time of the offence. A weapon was used during the commission of the offence but there were no injuries. The suspect fled the area prior to police arrival and Police Dog Services were unable to locate the man.

Late yesterday afternoon, police located and arrested a man in connection with this robbery. The man was held to appear at Provincial Court to face charges of: Robbery, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, as well as several breaches of court orders.