Armed Robbery at 7-11

On Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at approximately 3:00 am, an armed robbery occurred at the 7-11 store on the Cranberry Hwy. (Rtes. 6&28) in Wareham. A masked male holding a syringe demanded money from the female clerk and fled from the store after receiving an undetermined amount of cash. The female clerk was not harmed during the incident.

Responding officers arrived and searched the area with negative results for the suspect, described as a thin white male, approximately 5’7” tall, appearing to be in his early 20’s. The suspect’s face was covered during the incident. At this time, there are no photos or video surveillance tapes available.

This incident is being investigated by the Wareham Police Department Detective Division. Any information pertaining to this incident should be directed to the Detective Division at (508) 295-1206, or by using the Text-A-Tip program by texting 274637 (CRIMES) on a cell phone and beginning the text with “warehampd.”