Methuen Police searching for suspect in Market Basket robbery

METHUEN, MASS. (WHDH) - Methuen Police said they are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery that took place Friday at the Market Basket on Pleasant Valley Street.

Officials said the man told employees he had a gun, but did not show one. Employees did tell police they saw something sticking out of the suspect’s sleeve.

The suspect fled the area with an unknown amount of cash.

Authorities are not sure whether the man left the area in a vehicle or by foot.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Methuen Police immediately.