Plainville police investigate armed robbery

The suspect is described as 5'9" - 6'0", with blue eyes, and was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, grey stocking cap, dark pants, possibly jeans, white sneakers, blue laces, and white cotton gloves at the time of the robbery.

PLAINVILLE, Mass. (WPRI) – The Plainville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Saturday, December 31, 2016 at about 6 PM.

Police say a white male entered the Mobil Gas Station at 177 Washington Street, passed a note to the cashier, and showed a small knife. The suspect removed money from the register, and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as 5’9″ – 6’0″, with blue eyes, and was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, grey stocking cap, dark pants, possibly jeans, white sneakers, blue laces, and white cotton gloves at the time of the robbery.

Anyone who has information is encouraged to call the Plainville Police Department at 508-809-5554.

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