RCMP in Grand Falls-Windsor arrested and charged a 43-year-old man in connection to an armed robbery on Friday.

The man, who was armed with a knife, entered a convenience store just after 5 p.m. and took a quantity of tobacco products before fleeing on foot.

Police made the arrest around an hour later outside the man's residence.

The accused was held in police custody overnight and appeared in provincial court Saturday morning.

Police said he was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear again in court in Monday afternoon.