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PD: Suspect Armed With Meat Cleaver Robs Store of Cash

Police say the suspect was armed with what was described as a meat cleaver

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    Suspect Brandishes Meat Cleaver During Robbery

    Police in Stoughton are looking for a man who pulled a meat cleaver on a store cashier and took off with all of the money in the cash register. (Published Sunday, May 26, 2019)

    Police are looking for a robbery suspect who used a meat cleaver to make off with cash.

    "That's just crazy! Who brings a meat cleaver to a convenient store to rob it? That's just crazy," one Seasons patron said.

    According to Stoughton police, they responded to Seasons, a 24-hour gas station and convenience store on Sharon Street, just before 1 a.m. Sunday.

    The suspect allegedly approached the store on a bicycle. He then chased the cashier behind the counter and forced the victim to empty the cash register.

    Police say the suspect was armed with what was described as a meat cleaver.

    The suspect made off with the cash, fleeing on his bike.

    "Sounds like something he thought of at the last minute. A bicycle is not really  good get away vehicle," another Seasons patron said.

    But the plan was good enough for the suspect to get away. Police brought in a K-9 unit but were unable to find the suspect.

    Luckily, the clerk was not hurt in the incident.

    "They're really friendly people. They're always willing to help you," another patron said.

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    The suspect is described as a 5'10" or 6' man with a thin build. He was dressed in all black and was wearing a black mask and gloves.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 781-344-2424.

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