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Fall River Police investigating convenience store armed robbery

The Fall River Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place Tuesday.

According to Detective John Robinson, at approximately 9:55 p.m., Officer Paul Furtado of the Fall River Police Department’s Uniform Division responded to Season’s Corner Market, located at 130 William S. Canning Boulevard, in response to a panic alarm from the business.

Officer Matthew Rezendes and Street Supervisor Sgt. William Martel responded to assist Furtado.

When officers arrived on scene, it was determined that Season’s had been robbed. Robinson stated that the suspect walked into the business, brandished a knife, and requested money.

The suspect was described as a 5’10” white male who fled east on Lawton Street.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact FRPD Detective Luis Vertentes of the Major Crimes Division at 508-324-2796. You can also contact us anonymously on the TIPS line at 508-672-8477.

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