Melrose Police Department Investigating Gunpoint Gas Station Robbery

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Melrose Police Department
Michael L. Lyle, Chief
56 W. Foster St.
Melrose, MA 02176

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015

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

Melrose Police Department Investigating Gunpoint Gas Station Robbery

MELROSE — Police Chief Michael L. Lyle reports that the Melrose Police Department is investigating the late Saturday evening robbery of a gas station in the City.

On Saturday, at about 10:45 p.m., Melrose Police  responded to the Shell Gas Station located on Main Street for a reported robbery. Upon arrival, officers were greeted by an employee who reported he has just been robbed by a gun-wielding suspect who punched the employee in the face and demanded money.

The suspect took an undetermined amount of cash and ran off.

The suspect was described as a male, approximately 6’4″ tall, wearing a black jacket, black pants, and a black mask.

If anyone has any information on this crime, they are urged to call Melrose Police at 781-665-1212 or the Anonymous Tip Line at 781-665-TIPS (8477).

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