Police Investigate Commercial Armed Robbery in West Roxbury


At about 8:53 PM, Tuesday, September 3, 2013, officers from District E-5 (West Roxbury) responded to a radio call for an armed robbery at 5305 Washington Street, West Roxbury (Dunkin Donuts).

On arrival, officers spoke with a store clerk who reported an unknown male entered the store prior to closing.  The store clerk stated to officers the suspect jumped over the counter and brandished a knife at the clerk and demanded cash.  The suspect took an undetermined amount of cash and fled from the store in the direction of Washington Street and Stimson Street.  The suspect is described as a male, about 25-30 years old, wearing a half mask, a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, dark winter gloves, green socks and black sneakers (possibly Nike).

The Boston Police Department encourages individuals who have further information regarding this incident or a similar incident to please contact the District E-5 detectives at 617-343-4566 or call 911.Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those who wish to remain anonymous.