Chief Domenic J. DiMella
27 Hamilton Street
Saugus, MA 01906
For Immediate Release
Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
Contact: John Guilfoil
Saugus Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect
SAUGUS — Chief Domenic J. DiMella reports that the Saugus Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred late Saturday evening.
Saugus Police responded to Amato’s Liquor Store on Lincoln Avenue at 11 p.m. for a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned that a man entered the store a short time earlier and brandished a black handgun while demanding money.
The suspect fled with a quantity of cash. He is described as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans or sweatpants, a black mask, and a camouflage New England Patriots logo ball cap. The suspect is believed to had fled on foot.
Multiple officers and a Massachusetts State Police K-9 unit responded and attempted to track the suspect, but no one was found.
The clerk was not injured in the altercation.
The Saugus Police Department is making video surveillance footage from the robbery available, with the hope that someone will recognize the suspect and provide information leading to his identification and capture. Click here for video footage.
Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to call Saugus Police Detective Frank Morello at 781-941-1181. Citizens may also submit an anonymous tip by clicking here: https://sauguspd.com/contact-us/submit-an-anonymous-tip/