The St. Stephen RCMP is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Riverside Grocery, at 240 Milltown Blvd. in St. Stephen, N.B.

Police responded to the store at approximately 9:40 p.m. on Monday, January 23.

A man and woman armed with knives entered the store, approached the clerk and demanded money.

The man is described as Caucasian between 20 and 25 years old, approximately 5'11"with a medium build. He was wearing a black jacket, black toque, faded blue jeans, brown sneakers with white soles, and had a pink bandana with flames over his face. He also had dark circles under his eyes. The man was carrying a knife with a blue handle.

The woman is described as Caucasian between 18 and 25 years old, approximately 5'7" with a medium build and had faded red or pinkish coloured hair. She was wearing a blue jacket with white stitching on the left chest area, a camo hoodie, a small camo backpack, and camo pants. She had a black bandana with flames covering her face. She was carrying a knife with a red handle.

The two are believed to have fled in a grey van with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Anyone with information about this armed robbery is asked to contact the St. Stephen RCMP at 506-466-7030. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.