Wareham Police Department
Criminal Investigation Division
2515 Cranberry Highway Ph.508-295-1206
Wareham, Massachusetts 02571 Fax: 508-295-1747
Attempted Armed Robbery Pepin’s Liquor Store 2259 Cranberry Hwy. Wareham (1/14/2012 8:30pm )
On Saturday, January 14, 2012 at approximately 8:30 pm, officers of the Wareham Police Department responded to Pepin’s Liquors on Rte. 28, regarding a possible attempted armed robbery incident at the store. The store clerk reported that a lone male entered the store, carrying a plastic bag and a hammer, while wearing a hooded sweat top. The male approached the clerk, who immediately notified this department, as the male fled from the store, leaving the parking lot in a small sedan type vehicle. There was no money or merchandise removed from the store.
The suspect involved in this incident was described as a white male, approximately 5’10” to 6’0” tall, wearing a dark colored “hoodie” or zip type work jacket, dark colored pants, and brown boots. The suspect also appears to have brown hair and a slight beard. A picture of the suspect from the video surveillance tape has been attached to this release.
This incident is currently under investigation by members of the Wareham Police Department Detective Division. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident and or the involved suspect is encouraged to contact Det. Sgt. Douglas Jacinto at (508) 295-1206.