ACUSHNET — Acushnet Police are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred last week.

On Thursday, December 14 at approximately 8:43 p.m., a suspect entered Jason's Variety at 270 Main Street, armed with a gun. The suspect pointed the gun at the clerk inside the store, and demanded money from the cash register. The clerk complied, surrendering an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect then fled on foot, heading north on Main Street before entering a light-colored compact pickup truck that was parked on the corner of Oliveira Avenue. The truck then left the scene, heading north on Main Street.

Courtesy Acushnet Police
Courtesy Acushnet Police

No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a male, between 20-30 years old and approximately six feet tall. He was wearing an orange and black North Face jacket, dark colored pants, work boots and a black and white scarf.

The investigation is still ongoing and police are working to identify the suspect and vehicle involved.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Acushnet Police Detective Division at (508) 998-0240.

--Acushnet Police

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