Mark Murray, City Marshal
4 Green St.
Newburyport, MA 01950
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Media Contact: John Guilfoil
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.