The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to the call around 11:20 p.m. at Ultramar on Blackmarsh Road.
The K-9 Unit and Forensic Identification Section also responded.
The RNC says a lone female entered the business and threatened staff with a syringe. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries reported.
The female suspect is described as being approximately five feet, five inches tall, thin with blonde
hair. At the time of the offence, the suspect was wearing a yellow hoodie with black stripes and black pants.
The RNC is continuing to investigate this incident and is seeking the assistance of the general public. Anyone with information in relation to this crime is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at: www.nlcrimestoppers.com.
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