New Bedford Police have arrested one man in connection with an overnight robbery of the 7-11 at 1499 Acushnet Ave.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says that 36-year-old Edwin Lopes was taken into custody around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Lopes is accused of entering the store at around 2:15 a.m. Tuesday and ordering cigarettes beforing lifting up his sweatshirt and revealing what appeared to be a black firearm.

He then allegedly demanded money before fleeing the store with cigarettes and cash.

The 35-year-old female clerk was not harmed.

Lopes was positively identified by the victim and arraigned Tuesday afternoon on one count of Armed Robbery.

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