RANDOLPH, MASS. (WHDH) - Police arrested a man and are searching for another suspect in connection with an armed robbery that took place in Randolph Monday afternoon, police said.

At around 1:20 p.m., officers responded to Johnson Drive after a person in a car was allegedly robbed by two people with a weapon, according to the Randolph Police Department. No injuries were reported.

Police arrested an 18-year-old man from Malden after chasing him on foot, according to police. He had allegedly stolen jewelry and a cell phone from the person in the car, police said.

A second suspect ran to the town dump, next to Route 24, police said, and residents in the area are asked to call Randolph police at 781-963-1212 if they notice any suspicious activity.

The Massachusetts State Police Air Wing is involved in the search.

Investigators photographed what appeared to be a cell phone and charging cord that were left near the scene.

Neighbor Emmanuel Oforami said he looked out of his window of his house to see a white car in his backyard.

“Apparently they drove through the lawn to the back of the house,” Oforami said.

Police later told him that was a suspect’s car, and that they tried to escape, but were fenced in.

“And since there was no way out from there, they had to abandon the car and maybe end up on foot.”

Other neighbors said they were unaware anything had happened until police arrived.

“It’s crazy. This is a very quiet neighborhood, so it’s kind of sad to hear. I got my kids, so, you know, we need to keep it safe, for sure,” a neighbor said. “I’ve got my dogs in my house, so I know I’m safe for now at least.”

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