The Mashpee Police Department is seeking the assistance of the public as it searches for a suspect in the armed robbery of a Route 151 convenience store and gas station early this morning.
A white male entered the Commons Convenience store, formerly known as "Rapid Refill" at 3:39 AM, brandishing a firearm and demanding cash from the store clerk. The suspect was identified as being approximately six feet tall and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and bandana mask. He was able to escape with approximately $500 cash and fled on foot across Route 151. A police K9 unit was able to track the suspect as far as Old Brickyard Road, behind Andy's Market and the Brickyard Marketplace near the Pizza Guyz restaurant.
Anyone who has information regarding the robbery, or who may have been in the area at the time, is urged to call the Mashpee Police Department Detective Bureau at 508-539-1480.