Robbery at Colemans in Botwood Lands Youth in Jail


A youth from Botwood is in custody following an armed robbery at Colemans Grocery store.


The suspect, wearing a ski mask, entered the store wielding a large hunting knife.


A cashier was held at knifepoint while the suspect demanded money. No money was obtained and the suspect departed on foot.


RCMP Police Dog Services and General Investigation Section were deployed.


Police arrested the youth a short time later at a residence in Botwood.


The investigation is continuing.


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