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

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