Pair of Overnight Armed Robberies in Grand Falls-Windsor
Approximately 9:45 p.m. on September 22, 2019, Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP received a report of a lone armed suspect who entered the Kwik Stop Convenience store on Bond Street, Grand Falls-Windsor and demanded money. The suspect was confronted by the store owner, who suffered a minor injury. The suspect fled the scene.
Later the same evening, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP received a second report of a lone armed suspect who entered Bride’s Snack Bar on Lincoln Road in Grand Falls-Windsor and demanded money. The store owner, who was working at the back of the store, approached the suspect and a confrontation ensued. As the suspect was fleeing the area, he was confronted by a customer and the store owner again. The customer received a minor injury as a result of the altercation.
It is unknown at this time if the two events are connected.
The investigations are continuing and police are asking anyone with any information or video surveillance of the area to contact the Grand Falls-Windsor Detachment at (709) 489-2121. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477).