Salmon Cove man charged with armed rob­bery

The Compass - - EDITORIAL OPINION -

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.

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