(Breaking) Newburyport Police Investigating Armed Robbery

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Newburyport Police Department
Mark Murray, City Marshal
4 Green St.
Newburyport, MA 01950

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Media Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 617-993-0003
Email: john@jgpr.net

Newburyport Police Investigating Armed Robbery

NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray reports that the Newburyport Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred late Tuesday afternoon. A suspect has been arrested.

Police responded to the Mobil station on State Street, near the intersection of High Street at 6:26 p.m. Tuesday for a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, police learned that a suspect entered the station and showed a handgun, demanding money.

The suspect, but his description was broadcast to all law enforcement agencies in the area.

Minutes later, the Salisbury Police Department reported that it had a suspect in custody  on Beach Road in their town matching the description of the robber.

This is a breaking news update. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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