Hingham police are asking for the public’s help to identify a gunman who allegedly robbed a convenience store Wednesday afternoon, officials said.
The robbery happened around 2 p.m. at Richdale Food Shops, located at 185 Lincoln St., according to a statement from Hingham police. Surveillance footage shows the moment a man approached two employees at the checkout counter.
“The suspect entered the store and brandished a semi-automatic pistol at the clerk, demanding money,” the statement said.
The man fled with about $700 cash, according to Mass Most Wanted.
“He then left the store and went into the Crow Point neighborhood...,” officials wrote on Mass Most Wanted.
The suspect was described as a white male with a beard, about six feet tall, the statement said. The man was wearing a New York Yankees hat, black jacket with a yellow zipper, black sweatpants, and a surgery mask at the time of the robbery, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 781-749-1212, the statement said.
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