Worcester PD Needs Public’s Help to Identify Armed Robber

by | Mar 22, 2019 | Headlines, Crime, News

WORCESTER – On Friday afternoon, a man wearing a ski mask entered the Mocine Salon on Park Ave, pointed a black handgun at the salon employees, demanded money and fled on a mountain bike towards Pleasant St.

According to the Worcester Police Department [WPD], officers were dispatched to the Mocine Salon at 258 Park Ave around 4:21 PM. Witnesses described the suspect as a white male with a raspy voice, between 5’7” and 5’10” tall, wearing all black with a gray hood around his head. He was riding a dark-colored mountain bike. 

Pictures below are believed to be of the suspect, according to the WPD. Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

This investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information about this incident, please send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message at worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.

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