Route 18 Gas Attendant Robbed at Gunpoint in New Bedford
New Bedford Police are investigating a robbery in the far North End.
Detective Captain Steven Vicente says a 19-year-old male attendant at Route 18 Gas and Service on Acushnet Avenue near the Sassaquin area was robbed at gunpoint around 8:30pm Monday night.
The victim told police he was helping a customer at a gas pump when a man wearing a mask, a black hoodie, and jeans held a gun to the attendant's leg and demanded money.
The suspect fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. The attendant told police he recognized the suspect's voice.
Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call New Bedford Police at 508-991-6300.