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Bay Roberts man charged with armed robbery

Whitbourne RCMP responded to a report of a pickup truck travelling in the wrong direction on the TCH Monday night.

BAY ROBERTS, NL – A 28-year-old man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery in Bay Roberts just before midnight on Sunday, Nov. 26.

The RCMP allege the man, who is from Bay Roberts, held up the Ultramar gas station on the Conception Bay Highway with a weapon, fleeing the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise.

He was apprehended and arrested by police a short time later.

The man is being held in police custody and is scheduled to make a court appearance at Harbour Grace Provincial Court today.

The crime remains under investigation and police are asking anyone with information to call the Bay Roberts RCMP at 709-786-2118. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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