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    Somerville Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect

    Police are searching for a man accused of robbing a jewelry store in Somerville, Massachusetts.

    According to police, Kay Jewelers at Assembly Row was robbed by a tan white man or light skinned Hispanic man at about 2:20 p.m. Thursday.

    The suspect entered the store and handed a shopping bag to the manager, telling him to fill it, police said. He displayed what appeared to be a 1911 .45 caliber style firearm.

    According to police, the suspect exited the store at 2:27 p.m., ran left out of the store, took a right at Lego Land Discovery Center and then left in the parking garage.

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    Video shows the suspect entering the Orange Line and leaving Somerville.

    The store estimates that $30,000 in watches was taken, police said.

    The suspect is believed to be the same person who committed an armed robbery at the Shaw's at Twin City last week, police said.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Somerville police by calling 617-625-1212 or texting a tip to TIP411 with "617spd" at the beginning of the message.

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