Update: Suspect Arrested in South Boston Convenience Store Robbery

At about 10:20am, on Monday, October 14, 2013, detectives from District C-6 (South Boston) while conducting an investigation into the armed robbery at the Harbor Point Convenience Store from the previous day, arrested Shivan Abdulrahman, 26, from Revere for Armed Robbery.  Abdulrahman is expected to be arraigned today at South Boston District Court.

The facts of the armed robbery are as follows:

At about 8:09pm, on Sunday, October 13, 2013, officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for an armed robbery at 17 Harbor Point Blvd. (Harbor Point Convenience Store).

On arrival, officers spoke with a witness, who reported the suspect walked in to the store and brandished a firearm at the cashier. The witness stated the suspect demanded money be placed in a bag, the cashier complied. The suspect fled the store in a maroon motor vehicle.

The suspect is described as a Middle Eastern male, wearing a fake mustache, black hooded “North Face” sweatshirt, black jeans and white and black sneakers.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call District C-6 (South Boston) detectives at 617-343-4742.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS (8477) or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous.