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Police search for armed man who broke into Marystown home

RCMP are searching for a man armed with a knife who broke into house in Marystown Friday night.
RCMP are searching for a man armed with a knife who broke into house in Marystown Friday night. - File image

Marystown RCMP are investigating a frightening incident that happened Friday night, when a man armed with a knife entered a house with a resident inside.

Police got the call about the break-in at about 9:30 p.m.

The man with a knife made his way inside a house on Greenwood Street, but quickly took off when he saw someone was there.

The suspect is described as being about six feet tall. He was wearing a black mask, dark hoodie, black pants and gloves.

The RCMP dog services unit helped with a search of the area, but didn’t find the man responsible.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Marystown RCMP at 709-279-3001. Anonymous tips can also be provided to Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP190 + your message to "CRIMES" (274637), or by web tip at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

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