Frederick Ryan, Chief of Police
112 Mystic St.
Arlington, MA 02474
For Immediate Release
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
Media Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Arlington Police Investigating Convenience Store Robbery
ARLINGTON — Chief Frederick Ryan reports that the Arlington Police Department is investigating a convenience store robbery that occurred earlier today.
Police responded to Mass Convenience, 86 Warren St., at 7:30 a.m. Thursday. Upon arrival, officers were met by the clerk who told them that a man had walked into the store and requested change for a $100 bill. The suspect then went behind the counter and demanded money from the clerk, threatening to harm him.
The suspect fled with an unknown quantity of cash in a blue pickup truck that possibly has red and white stripes on the rear and sides.
The suspect is described as a black male, who is approximately 30-50 years old, 5 foot 11 inches and has a medium build.
Investigators are currently working to retrieve video surveillance footage from the store.
If anyone has any information about this daytime robbery, they are asked to call Arlington Police at 781-643-1212.
This is a breaking news update. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.