DEDHAM — Chief Michael d’Entremont reports that the Dedham Police Department is actively investigating an armed robbery and an attempted armed robbery that took place earlier this week.
At approximately 8:40 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, Dedham Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at Terri’s Market, located at 12 Louise Road.
Upon arrival, police learned that a suspect armed with a handgun demanded money from the store clerk and fled toward Sherman Road with an undisclosed amount of cash from the store.
The suspect is described as a male, approximately 5 feet, 5 inches tall, wearing a black ski mask, black pants and a black jacket with a small silver zipper on the left arm and silver zipper on the front.
No injuries were reported in the incident.
At approximately 11 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, Dedham Police responded to a report of an attempted armed robbery at Ames Street Sunoco, located at 19 Ames St.
Upon arrival, police learned that two males entered the store and demanded money. The taller of the two suspects was armed with a handgun.
The taller suspect shot the clerk in the leg area before both suspects fled the area.
The taller suspect was described as wearing blue jeans, a black shirt, a black jacket with a hood and a black mask. The smaller suspect was described as wearing black pants, a black jacket with a stripe going from the shoulder area down each arm and a logo on the left breast area and a black ski mask.
The clerk was transported to an area hospital with injuries that are believed to be non-life threatening.
Dedham Police are investigating the possibility that the two incidents are related.
The incidents are under active investigation by the Dedham Police Department with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police and Norfolk District Attorney’s Office.
Anyone with information regarding either robbery is urged to call the Dedham Police Department Detective Unit at 781 326-1212.