Police searching for New Bedford armed robbery suspect

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — Police in New Bedford are searching for a suspect who robbed a convenience store Sunday evening.

A suspect armed with a knife reportedly entered N&W Convenience on Belleville Avenue at approximately 8:15 p.m on Sunday. Police say that he demanded money and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken. The clerk was not injured.

The suspect is described as a male, approximately 5’10” and 160 pounds. He was wearing a ski mask, a blue hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black sneakers, and latex gloves.

He was last seen fleeing on foot on Phillips Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective William Westgate at 508-991-6300 x 136 or leave an anonymous tip at 508-961-4584.

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