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7-Eleven in Springfield Robbed at Knifepoint, Police Search for Suspect

Springfield, Mass. (WGGB) — The Springfield Police Department is looking for a man who held up the 7-Eleven on Springfield Street at knifepoint Wednesday evening.

According to Police Lt. John Bobianski they received the call at 8:53 p.m. for an armed robbery at the convenience store located at 425 Springfield Street.

Bobianski told ABC40 News, “He brandished a knife, stole $200 and fled on foot towards Chicopee.”

The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 7 inches and wearing jeans with a black and purple hoodie.

The Springfield Police Detective Bureau is investigating this armed robbery and they are reviewing the security footage from the store.

No one was injured in this incident.

If you have any information about thisĀ armed robbery please contact the Springfield Police Detective Bureau at 413-787-6355.

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