FALL RIVER — Fall River Police are searching for two suspects in the armed robbery of a convenience store.

Wednesday at approximately 8 p.m., Fall River Police responded to Stop & Save Convenience at 345 Robeson Street for a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, Officer Thomas DeMello spoke with the victim, who stated that he was just "pepper" sprayed by a suspect and explained that cigarettes were stolen. No money was obtained during the commission of the crime.

After interviewing the victim, Officer DeMello identified that the store was equipped with video surveillance. From that video surveillance, several screen captures were generated. The Fall River Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspects pictured in these screen captures.

The first suspect is described as a black male, 19-21 years of age, 5-7 to 5-9 with a thin build and a small amount of facial hair on his chin. He was seen wearing black pants, black jacket, gray Patriots hoodie, red and blue flat brim cap, black Nike Jordan-style sneakers with white soles and red laces. This suspect pepper sprayed the clerk and stole Newport cigarettes.

The second suspect is described as a black male with a thin build, 19-21 years of age, 6-0 to 6-1, wearing a black hoodie, grey sweatpants and black sneakers. This suspect appears to have been the lookout.

Anyone with information regarding this incident please contact Detective Larry Ferreira of the FRPD Major Crimes Division at (508) 324-2796. Anonymous tips are also accepted through the tip line at (508) 672-TIPS, and also via Facebook Messenger.

--Fall River Police

Courtesy Fall River Police
Courtesy Fall River Police

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