Armed Robbery St John's NFLD
Nov 16, 2017
Bulletin 2017-2204

A man used a hammer and what appeared to be a shotgun in  a robbery  in the Village Shopping Centre in St. John's Thursday night, November 16th 2017. It was the second armed robbery at the store in a month. 

Police say the suspect used a hammer to smash the glass jewelry cases in the store. (Royal Newfoundland Constabulary)

The RNC is warning people to never intervene during an armed robbery, after investigators learned bystanders tried to stop the suspect from fleeing. 

The suspect is described as a 5'5" tall man with a slim build. It's believed he fled in a red, four-door, older model car toward the area of Topsail Road from Columbus Drive. 

If you have any information on this incident contact the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary at 709-729-8000


Confidentiality Notice. This document transmission contains privileged and/or confidential information and the sender does not waive any rights and obligations. The information is intended for the use of the individual or entity JVC member. Any distribution, use or copying of this email or fax and any attachments or the information it contains by other than a JVC member recipient or Police is unauthorized and prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or the taking of any action in reliance on or regarding the contents of this emailed or faxed information is strictly prohibited.
27 Queen Street East, Suite 600 Toronto, Ontario M5C 2M6 Tel: 416-368-4840 Toll Free 1-800-636-9536
Fax 416-368-5552     Email