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Police look for leads in unsolved Dildo armed robbery case

Whitbourne RCMP is looking for clues in an unsolved attempted armed robbery case dating back to last spring at Green's Drug Mart in Dildo.
Whitbourne RCMP is looking for clues in an unsolved attempted armed robbery case dating back to last spring at Green's Drug Mart in Dildo. - Google Street View

DILDO, NL — Whitbourne RCMP is asking for the public's help as it continues to investigate an attempted armed robbery that occurred last spring at a pharmacy in Dildo.

According to a news release issued Wednesday, two men entered Green's PharmaChoice (also known as Green's Drug Mart) on May 15, 2017 with a weapon and faces covered. They did not retrieve any items or cash and reportedly left in a vehicle a third suspect was driving. The incident happened at around 9 p.m. and no one was injured.

Eight months later, Whitbourne RCMP is still investigating the incident and on the lookout for new information that could identify any of the suspects.

Police are asking anyone with potential knowledge relevant to this case to contact Whitbourne RCMP at 759-2600. Anonymous tips can be left via Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by text message to CRIMES (274637) with TIP190 + your message or online at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

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