Melrose Police Department

Melrose Police Department Investigating Gunpoint Gas Station Robbery

Melrose Police Department
Michael L. Lyle, Chief
56 W. Foster St.
Melrose, MA 02176

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 617-993-0003
Email: john@jgpr.net

Melrose Police Department Investigating Gunpoint Gas Station Robbery

MELROSE — Police Chief Michael L. Lyle reports that the Melrose Police Department is investigating the late Saturday evening robbery of a gas station in the City.

On Saturday, at about 10:45 p.m., Melrose Police  responded to the Shell Gas Station located on Main Street for a reported robbery. Upon arrival, officers were greeted by an employee who reported he has just been robbed by a gun-wielding suspect who punched the employee in the face and demanded money.

The suspect took an undetermined amount of cash and ran off.

The suspect was described as a male, approximately 6’4″ tall, wearing a black jacket, black pants, and a black mask.

If anyone has any information on this crime, they are urged to call Melrose Police at 781-665-1212 or the Anonymous Tip Line at 781-665-TIPS (8477).

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