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The Newton Police Department
Thursday March 26th, 2015 :: 10:18 a.m. EDT


Star Market, 1 Boylston St.: Armed Robbery

On Wednesday March 25, 2015 at approximately 5:00p.m., Newton Police responded to Star Market, located at 1 Boylston St for a report of an Armed Robbery.

According to information obtained, the suspect, described as a thin black male, between 5' 7'' and 5'9", mid to late 20's, with short black hair, a 5 o'clock shadow, and wearing a dark blue baseball cap, with the word BOSTON in white letters, written on the front, dark leather jacket, black hoodie, dark shirt, dark jeans and white sneakers, passed a note at the Customer Service counter demanding money. Words on the note and from the suspect indicated he had a firearm.

After obtaining an undetermined amount of money, the suspect exited the rear of Star Market, and fled on a blue high end mountain bike, heading westbound toward Hammond Street.

Anyone having information on this crime is urged to contact us at (617) 796-2100 or at our Tips-Line at (617) 796-2121.

The Newton Police Department
1321 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02465

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 617-796-2100

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