RCMP Investigates Armed Robbery in Port Blandford

Clarenville RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on June 26, 2020, at the Corner Stop gas station in Port Blandford.

At approximately 9:20 p.m., police received the report of a woman, wearing a mask and a blue cloth to cover her head, who walked into the store and waited for patrons to leave. She then removed a hammer from a bag she was carrying, walked behind the checkout, approached the cashier and demanded money.

She departed the store with an undisclosed amount of cash in a white 4-door Chevrolet Cruze and was last seen heading west on the Trans-Canada Highway. Police believe there were other occupants within the vehicle.

The investigation is continuing. If you have any information on the identity of the woman or any other information about this crime, please contact Clarenville RCMP at 709-466-3211 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477).