Chief Richard D. Howe
20 Westford Road
Tyngsborough, MA 01879
For Immediate Release
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Tyngsborough Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Diner this Morning
TYNGSBOROUGH — Police Chief Richard Howe announces that the Tyngsborough Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early this morning.
Police responded to the Hole in 100 Diner on Frost Road at 7:05 a.m. for report that the restaurant had been robbed at gunpoint.
Police are looking for a white male, 6′, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and black pants. According to witnesses, the suspect pointed a black handgun at an employee and forced them to hand over money.
The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash and lottery tickets. A search was conducted by the Tyngsborough Police, with assistance of Hudson Police, State Police K-9s, and the State Police Air Wing, but the suspect could not be found.
Tyngsborough High School and Middle School were placed in lock down mode, as a precaution, during the investigation.
Anyone with information on the robbery of the suspect is asked to contact the Tyngsborogh Police Department at 978-649-7504. You may also call the anonymous tip line at 978-649-8477.