Masked Man Fires Blank Round Inside Watertown Hair Salon, Demands Money - NECN
Massachusetts

Massachusetts

The latest news from around the state

Masked Man Fires Blank Round Inside Watertown Hair Salon, Demands Money

Police said a man donning a ski mask walked inside a Watertown, Massachusetts salon and demanded money before he fired a blank round

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Search for Suspect in Watertown Salon Robbery

    Police are searching for a man who fired a gun inside a hair salon in Watertown, Massachusetts and demanded money. (Published Thursday, June 27, 2019)

    A masked armed man who fired a shot inside a Massachusetts hair salon left employees shaken up Wednesday as police continue to search for the culprit.

    The incident happened shortly after 7 p.m. at Behind the Hair salon in Watertown when a man wearing a black ski mask and hooded sweatshirt walked in the business, according to police. The masked man was armed with a gun and demanded money. 

    "It was determined that a gentleman did come in and fired one round we believed to be a blank round," Lt. James O'Connor of the Watertown Police Department said.

    Investigators recovered a blank shell casing at the scene. Authorities said the man got away on a bicycle. 

    Police Seek Suspect in Armed Salon Robbery

    [NECN] Police Seek Suspect in Armed Salon Robbery

    Authorities are looking for a man who robbed a hair salon in Watertown, Massachusetts.

    (Published Wednesday, June 26, 2019)

    It is unclear if he took off with anything.

    "We believe this is safe. It's a safe neighborhood, we believe the area right now is safe," O'Connor said. "Also important, if anyone saw anything, contact Watertown police."

    Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact the Watertown Police Department at 617-972-6500.

    Get the latest from necn anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android