UPDATE: Robbery Suspect Remains on the Lam
Belmont Police press release reveal suspect fled from get-away vehicle, still at large.
Below is a Belmont Police Department press release on today's robbery in Cushing Square.
On Friday afternoon, August 24, 2012, at approximately 4:30 p.m., there was an armed robbery at the 93 Food Mart on Trapelo Road. A white male, wearing a red mask and hood, confronted the clerk with a knife and demanded cash from the register drawer. Witnesses described to police the vehicle used to flee the scene.
A short distance from the scene Belmont Police officers spotted a vehicle matching the description given by witnesses. Upon initiating a stop of the vehicle, the suspect driver exited the vehicle and ran from police. Police officers from Watertown and K9 units from Waltham and Arlington assisted in the search for the armed robbery suspect. At the time of this Press Release, the suspect has not been apprehended.
Belmont Detectives have seized the truck and will begin the process of examining the vehicle for evidence.