On Wednesday night, at about 10:20 p.m., officers responded to the parking lot of the Hannaford at 787 Riverside Street for an armed robbery.
Two victims reported that they were sitting in a vehicle that was parked in the lot of Hannaford. Two males approached the vehicle and one of the males displayed a handgun and demanded money. An undisclosed amount of cash was given to one of the suspects and they then fled in the direction of Forest Avenue.
The suspects are described as:
Suspect #1: Black male 5’6″ with a chubby build with very short curly black hair. He was wearing all black or dark clothing and a blue bandana over the bottom part of his face. This male was between 25 and 30 years old. This male displayed a handgun.
Suspect #2: Black male slightly taller than 6′ wearing a brown sweatshirt with a fur lined hood that was pulled up over his head. This suspect was also wearing a blue bandana over his face.
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