Salmon Cove man charged with armed robbery
Trinity Conception District RCMP have charged a 31-year-old Salmon Cove man with armed robbery after an incident in that Conception Bay North town Feb. 19.
Sgt. Rick Budden said two male residents of the town were talking to each other by the side of the main road in Salmon Cove when one is alleged to have held up the other at knifepoint and robbed him of approximately $1,200.
The RCMP spokesman said the accused was released and is to appear in provincial court in Harbour Grace May 16 to answer to the charges.
Budden said the incident was first reported to police at 5:05 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19.