A gunman attempted to rob a gas station early Sunday morning in Braintree, according to police. An employee at a Mobil on the Run gas station at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree told police a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a stocking cap partially covering his face entered the store shortly after 2 a.m., Braintree police said in a statement. The employee said the man brandished a handgun and demanded money, according to the statement. The employee refused to give him money, and the man fled the store.
Gunman tried to rob gas station, police say
By Katherine Landergan| Globe Correspondent January 20, 2013
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