• Somerville Police searching for attempted armed robbery suspect

    By: Mike Saccone


    SOMERVILLE, Mass. - Somerville Police have released surveillance video of a suspected armed bank robbery suspect they're trying to capture. 

    Police said the suspect brandished a firearm around 9 p.m. Friday when he tried to rob Bostonian Convenience II on Medford Street.

    According to police, the suspect pointed a firearm at the clerk and demanded money. He fled the store without receiving cash.

    The suspect is described as a white man, between the ages of 17 and 20, thin build and around 5'7" tall. He was last seen wearing a tan Polo Ralph Lauren hat, sunglasses, a white t-shirt, red sweatpants and white Puma sneakers.

    Anyone with information is urged to call Somerville Police Detective John Oliveira at 617-799-9138. 

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