The same suspect that recently committed five armed robberies, including one in Melrose, in the area attempted a sixth Sunday night at a Main Street convenience store in Stoneham, according to police.
Attempted Armed Robbery
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Friday, May 18, 2012
A knife-wielding man allegedly tried to rob the Dunkin' Donuts at 2 Lynn Fells Parkway Thursday, according to police. The same man was also spotted at a Dunkin' Donuts on Franklin Street shortly before the attempted armed robbery.
Stoneham detectives are looking for a man who appeared in two Dunkin' Donuts—the second of which he attempted to rob at knifepoint—in Stoneham Thursday, according to police. At 3:54 p.m., police responded to the Dunkin' Donuts on Franklin Street after an employee called about a suspicious man in the store. "The employee in the store thought they recognized him from a past robbery," said Lieutenant Jim McIntyre. "He became nervous and ended up leaving the store. Because of him going into the store the (patrol) units started checking other Dunkin' Donuts and convenience stores to keep an eye out and give them a heads up that he was out and about." At 4:36 p.m., an officer visited the Dunkin' Donuts at 2 Lynn Fells Parkway and "before the …