Police are searching for a suspect involved in an armed robbery Wednesday night at a Melrose convenience store, according to a Melrose Police press statement.
At 9:08 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to Richdale Convenience Store, 54 West Wyoming Ave., for a report of an armed robbery.
"(The) suspect entered the store and showed what was described as a dark colored handgun," reads the statement. "(The) suspect demanded money from the cash drawer. Suspect took cash from the drawer and left the store."
The suspect is described as a white man, wearing a dark leather jacket, hooded sweatshirt and dark athletic-style pants with two white stripes down the legs, according to police. The man covered his face by wearing a cloth mask, hood and baseball hat, police added.
Anyone with information related to the Melrose armed robbery can contact the Melrose Police Detective Bureau at 781-979-4473 or 781-979-4472. Anonymous tips can be left at 781-979-4470.