NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police are investigating reports of an armed robbery Tuesday night at Boston Pizza and Seafood, 78 Hathaway Road.

An employee told police that the suspect entered the establishment armed with what appeared to be a knife and demanded money. The suspect apparently took the cash register drawer which contained a small amount of cash and fled in a vehicle. It was last seen traveling south on Highland Street.

No injuries were reported. The incident was reported at 10:14 p.m.

The man was described as a light-skinned black male, short, about 30-40, with a medium to stocky build and facial hair, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black footwear.

New Bedford Police are investigating the robbery. Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 508-991-6300 or the anonymous tip line at 508-992-7463 or e-mail

-New Bedford Police

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