Charlottetown police investigating Needs store robbery

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Charlottetown police are looking for a female suspect in connection with a robbery at the Needs Convenience story on Brackley Point Road on Aug. 26.

Charlottetown police are investigating a robbery at the Needs Convenience store on Brackley Point Road this morning.

The police received a report that a female entered the store and demanded money at around 7:55 a.m.

A surveillance video shows she was wearing a backpack and a red American Eagle hoodie sweatshirt with the number 68 on the left sleeve.

The sweatshirt’s hood was pulled up over her face and a second hood helped to hide part of her face.  

Charlottetown police have posted the surveillance footage on their website at http://charlottetownpolice.com/reports/2482.

The police are asking anyone with information about the robbery to contact them at 902-629-4172 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

On Monday, Charlottetown police arrested a female suspect in unrelated thefts from vehicles on Euston Street.

She is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

 

Organizations: American Eagle, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Charlottetown, Brackley Point Road, Euston Street

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  • Chris
    August 26, 2014 - 17:24

    Do these clerks have any weapons behind the counter at all? A sawed off 4/10 would make a great deterrent.

  • Corporal Cliffy
    August 26, 2014 - 15:08

    I thought there was a sign on the door proclaiming NO HOODIES? I agree with police that the signs are a good idea and most robbers probably think twice since they have been displayed.

  • same story
    August 26, 2014 - 13:40

    So is it just a matter of asking for money with a mean sounding voice and the robber will get the money . Do they not need a weapon or anything like that?

    • don
      August 26, 2014 - 16:47

      i agree nothing said about a weapon. must be her looks that scared the clerk. this sign of no hoodies is a joke. i am sure the creep dishonest crook that is going to steal from you will be honest and obey the sign as they would not want to break the law now would they lol?