UPDATE: RNC release descriptions of armed robbery suspects

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Police have released descriptions of the suspects wanted in connection to an early morning armed robbery in St. John’s.

Three men told the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Friday that they were robbed at knifepoint in a Crosbie Road parking lot. The incident reportedly happened at 3:30 a.m.

According to an RNC news release, the men were approached by two other men with a knife. They demanded money and later left the area with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries.

Police described the suspects as ranging in age from 20 to 30 years. One man was approximately 5’9” with a slim build and short hair. He was witnessed wearing baggy pants.

The other suspect was described as 6’0” with a skinny build. He was reportedly wearing a red ball cap, a grey hoodie and dark pants.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Anonymous tips can be provided online at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

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(Earlier story)

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is investigating an armed robbery in St. John's early Friday morning.

The RNC says around 4:30 a.m., three males reported to police that they had been robbed at knifepoint while on a parking lot on Crosbie Road.

The incident is reported to have occurred at 3 a.m. Police say two suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries.

 

 

Geographic location: St. John's

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  • doug
    August 02, 2013 - 20:51

    lol. can those descriptions be any less helpful?

  • EDfromRED
    August 02, 2013 - 11:46

    Can't be, sure the mayor and RNC say our sky-high crime stats are overblown. I think multiple heads' are in the sand.