Police release surveillance footage of East Boston robbery


BOSTON (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) Police are asking for the public's help in identifying an armed robbery suspect in East Boston.

Boston Police responded to reports of an armed robbery at the Mobil Gas Station located at 470 Meridian Street at about 7:40 p.m. Thursday.

The store clerk told police a suspect entered the store and demanded money at gunpoint. The suspect then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call Boston detectives at  (617) 343-4234. Tips can also be made anonymous to the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word 'TIP' to CRIME (27463).