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A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store on New Brunswick’s Esgenoôpetitj First Nation.

The RCMP say the robbery happened at Four D's Grocery store on Peters Road around 2:55 a.m. Thursday.

Police allege a man armed with a weapon entered the store and demanded money from the employee.

He left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was injured.

Police say a man from Esgenoôpetitj First Nation turned himself in to police on Saturday.

Tyson Joe is facing charges of robbery with an offensive weapon, wearing a disguise with intent to commit an offence and assault with a weapon.

Joe appeared in court by way of tele-remand on Tuesday. He was remanded into custody and is due to appear in Miramichi provincial court on Sept. 15 to enter a plea.