Suspect wanted in armed robbery in Reading

READING, MASS. (WHDH) - Reading Police are asking the public for help in identifying an armed robbery suspect.

The robbery happened Thursday night at around 8 p.m. at JK’s Market on Main Street. Police said the suspect showed a black hunting knife and then fled with an unknown amount of cash.

The suspect was described as a male between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 11 inches tall. He was wearing a black jacket, gray sweatpants, a black hat and a black mask.

Reading Police are investigating whether the robbery is connected to another robbery at P&S Convenience on Tuesday. In that robbery, police said the suspect also used a knife.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Reading Police Department at 781-944-1212.

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