New Bedford Man Robs Hess Station
New Bedford Police arrest a 25 year old city man and charge him with armed robbery. According to police, and man entered the Hess Gas station on Kempton Street around 3pm Monday, and told the clerk to open the register. He lifted his shirt and displayed a handgun tucked in his belt. The man then ran from the store. The clerk provided a description to police, and a short time later, a man matching that description was picked up nearby and positively identified as the holdup man. 25 year old Nathan Fontes of New Bedford faced an armed robbery charge in district court.