The Codiac Regional RCMP have arrested a 12-year-old boy in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store on Second Avenue in Moncton.

Police responded shortly after 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, following a complaint that someone had entered Handi's Convenience carrying a knife, demanded cash and fled.  Sgt. Mario Fortin said nobody was injured in the robbery.

The boy remains in custody and will appear in Moncton Provincial Court. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Codiac Regional RCMP at (506) 857-2400.  If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact New Brunswick Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at