Brookline Police on the Hunt for Armed Robbery Suspect

May 14, 2018

Police in Brookline are on the trail of an armed robbery suspect who was reported to have held up a convenience store at gunpoint and ran off with more than $3,000 over the weekend.

A cashier at One Stop Market on Cypress Street was robbed shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.

According to the Brookline Police Department, the suspect allegedly brandished a semi-automatic firearm, aimed it at the cashier, and demanded that he hand over all of the money in the cash register.

brookline robbery suspect
(Source: Brookline Police Department)

The suspect fled the store on foot with a bag containing about $3,500, according to police.

The suspect is described as a 5'11" black male of medium build. He was wearing the following articles of clothing:

  • A black face mask
  • A black hooded sweatshirt with a Nike logo on the upper left chest
  • Black pants
  • Dark-colored sneakers with a white Nike logo
  • A dark-colored backpack
  • A black baseball hat with a yellow brim and yellow circular logo.

The robbery came only moments after police received word that a wallet was stolen around 8 p.m at Longwood T Station.

It is unclear if the two crimes are related. Police are investigating both cases.

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