New Bedford Neighborhood Variety Store Robbed
NEW BEDFORD – A corner variety store is robbed in New Bedford’s West End.
New Bedford Police received a report of an armed robbery at Penny’s Convenience Store at 181 Arnold Street at 7:33 a.m. Wednesday.
Witnesses told police a man came into the store, pointed a knife at the clerk, and demanded money from the cash register.
The suspect fled with an undetermined amount of cash. No injuries were reported.
The suspect is described as a tall Hispanic male, about 6’2″, wearing a maroon hooded sweatshirt.
Police are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call New Bedford Police at 508-991-6350, or the anonymous tip line at 508-992-7463, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.