Arrests made in 2 St. John's armed robberies
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary arrested and charged a man on Friday with the armed robbery of a gas station.
Police said the man held up ESSO Service Station on Newfoundland Drive with a knife shortly before 1:00 a.m. on Sept. 29.
He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured during the robbery.
The man will appear in provincial court in St. John's on Saturday on charges of armed robbery, disguise with intent and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.
Meanwhile, the RNC have also arrested and charged a man in connection with an armed robbery that happened Friday evening.
Police were called to the scene of an armed robbery at Family Drug Mart on Portugal Cove Road at 6:00 p.m.
The RNC said the man, 42, entered the pharmacy with a knife and demanded narcotics.
No one was injured, and police arrested the man at the scene of the robbery.
The 42-year-old will face charges of armed robbery, disguise with intent and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public in provincial court in St. John's on Saturday.
The RNC did not say whether or not the arrests involve the same man.