• PD: Suspect robbed Canton, Stoughton stores armed with meat cleaver

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    STOUGHTON, Mass. - Police in Canton and Stoughton say they're searching for a suspect accused of robbing or breaking into three stores in the same area. 

    In the latest incident, the person is accused of robbing Seasons, a 24-hour convenience store located on Sharon Street in Stoughton, with a meat cleaver overnight Sunday. Shortly before or after that robbery, the suspect broke into Kelly's Place Restaurant on Washington Street. 

    Both of those break-ins were in the same manner as a robbery that occurred at the Wash n Dry on Washington Street in Canton on Tuesday evening where the suspect came in the store with a bicycle and demanded cash while holding a meat cleaver.

    All three happened in the Cobb's Corner area within the past week. 

    Officials described the suspect as a white male approximately 5-foot-10 to 6 feet tall.

    According to police, the person got away with the money on a bicycle.

    Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Stoughton PD at (781) 344-2424 or Canton Police at (781) 828-1212.

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