Police in Saint John are investigating after an armed robbery Monday night at a restaurant in the Lancaster Mall area on Fairville Boulevard.
Officers responded shortly after 8 p.m. on July 18 at a restaurant in the Lancaster Mall area on Fairville Boulevard. A man stole cash from the store while armed with a weapon.
The suspect fled on foot around the back of the building travelling west towards Highway 1 near the intersection of Bleury Street and Fairville Boulevard.
A K9 search resulted in the collection of several pieces of evidence, including a weapon, but no one was arrested.
The suspect is described as a man in his thirties who wore a mask, blue hoodie and pants, and carried a green reusable shopping bag.
The Major Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Unit are investigating and are asking witnesses and anyone with dash-cam or security footage of the incident to get in touch.
Any information can be provided to Saint John Police or Crime Stoppers.