Wareham police searching for armed robbery suspect

WAREHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - Wareham police are searching for a man accused of robbing a Wareham liquor store at gunpoint on Monday.

Officers responding to a reported robbery at Pepin’s Liquors on Cranberry Highway about 9:37 p.m. spoke with a clerk who said a man had just entered the store with a firearm and demanded that a drawstring bag be filled with money, according to Wareham police.

The suspect is described as a black, heavyset man with brown eyes who was 5 feet, 9 inches tall. He was wearing black sneakers, black gloves, a large blue puffy winter coat, and a blue handkerchief over part of his face.

Police say the suspect fled on foot with a second person down Cranberry Highway.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wareham police.

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