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Armed robbery in Lewisporte Thursday evening


The RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Needs Convenience Store on Spruce Avenue in Lewisporte.

Last night at 10:56 p.m. an unknown male entered the Needs Convenience store.

RCMP say the suspect was wearing a black hoddie, black pants, black shoes and a piece of material over his face. The male was armed with a knife and demanded money from the female employee in the store. The male fled the scene on foot. The employee was not physically hurt.

The RCMP is requesting that anyone with information regarding this armed robbery to contact the Lewisporte Detachment at 709-535-8637 or CRIME Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Last night at 10:56 p.m. an unknown male entered the Needs Convenience store.

RCMP say the suspect was wearing a black hoddie, black pants, black shoes and a piece of material over his face. The male was armed with a knife and demanded money from the female employee in the store. The male fled the scene on foot. The employee was not physically hurt.

The RCMP is requesting that anyone with information regarding this armed robbery to contact the Lewisporte Detachment at 709-535-8637 or CRIME Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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