Moncton and Dieppe, New Brunswick – The Codiac Regional RCMP is investigating multiple incidents of armed robbery and assault that occurred during the overnight hours of March 24 and 25, 2022.
At around 6:37 p.m., RCMP received a report of a robbery in Sumner Park in Moncton. A man was approached by another man carrying a weapon, and was forced to give up a bag he was carrying. The suspect fled the scene. The victim was not injured. RCMP attended with Police Dog Services but were unable to locate the suspect. The matter is still under investigation.
At around 10:25 p.m., RCMP received a report of an armed robbery at an apartment building on McLaughlin Road in Moncton. When police arrived, they found a man suffering from stab wounds. The man was transported to hospital for treatment. With assistance from Police Dog Services, police arrested three men at a nearby apartment building. All three remain in custody pending further investigation.
At around 11:28 p.m., police responded to a report of a home invasion on McSweeney Avenue in Moncton. Due to the nature of the call, multiple police resources attended the scene before determining no incident had taken place.
Then, at around 4:12 a.m., police responded to a report of a home invasion on Gauvin Street in Dieppe. Police believe three men wearing masks and carrying weapons entered the house and stole money before fleeing in an older model black Ford Mustang. Police attended the scene and found a man, who was treated for minor injuries. The investigation is continuing.
“This was a busy night for our members, with many serious calls,” says S/Sgt. Dave MacDonnell of the Codiac Regional RCMP. “We take all calls for service seriously, and appreciate the public’s help as we continue our investigations into these incidents.”
At this time, police do not believe these incidents to be connected.
Anyone with information that could assist police in their investigations is asked to contact the Codiac Regional RCMP at 506-857-2400. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.
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