Shot Fired During Pleasant St. Gas Station Robbery

The Belmont Police report the man robbed the Star K gas station and fled on foot with an undetermined amount of money.

The Belmont Police Department and Massachusetts State Police are investigating a robbery at the this evening, Sunday May 6.

According to , a white man, of average height and build and wearing a black hoodie and sweat pants, entered the station at about 6 p.m. this evening and attempted to get behind the counter. A female clerk resisted the man's attempt to get to the register and the man pulled a handgun and fired a single shot, police said.

The clerk was not injured but she was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

Police say the man grabbed an undetermined amount of money before fleeing on foot.

Belmont Police officers are currently investigating the scene and searching for the suspect. The Massachusetts State Police are assisting with a K-9 unit and crime-scene investigators.

If anyone knows of any information regarding this incident, please call the Belmont Police Department at 617-993-2500.


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