Employee injured in confrontation with armed robbers
Two stores were robbed on the northeast Avalon Thursday evening
A pharmacy employee was injured when he confronted two armed robbers Thursday.
It happened just before 7:30 p.m. at Villa Nova Pharmacy in Conception Bay South.
Two suspects demanded narcotics but fled on foot empty-handed.
The worker received minor injuries.
In a separate incident, the Marie’s Mini Mart on Torbay Road was held up shortly after 9 p.m.
Police say a lone suspect made off with money and cigarettes.
Arrests have not been made in either case.