RNC Release Photos in Armed Robbery Investigation

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the man responsible for a recent armed robbery in St. John’s.

On Friday, October 19, 2018, around 4:30 am, officers with RNC’s Operational Patrol Services Division and Police Dog Services responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Esso Service Station on Newfoundland Drive. Staff reported that a man entered the store armed with an undisclosed weapon and demanded cash. The suspect fled the store prior to police arrival with a quantity of cash.

The suspect is described as being a Caucasian man between 20-30 years old, 5’7” – 5’10” tall and between 140-150 lbs. At the time of the offence, he was wearing a black sweater with white horizontal stripes and grey pants.

Anyone with any information on this armed robbery is asked to contact 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.