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Armed Robbery Reported At Linden Convenience Store

Unofficial police scanner reports indicated Linden Convenience Plus was robbed just after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

An armed robbery was reported at Linden Convenience Plus store Tuesday night, though official details on the crime were not immediately available.

According to unofficial police scanner transmissions, the suspect was described as a hispanic male, approximately 5'7” tall, wearing a black jacket, bright red scarf, a blue hat and jeans.

He reportedly fled in an unknown direction just after 8:30 p.m.

Those with information or details about the incident are encouraged to contact the Malden Police Department's Investigations line at 781-397-7181.

More details will be provided as they become available.  

david mokal January 16, 2013 at 04:02 PM
Malden is exciting to live here. We don't have enough crime we need more..more...more
Tracy January 16, 2013 at 06:21 PM
We should start a lottery to bet when the next major crime will hit the town, I say it's the day after the Pat's playoff. Any other bets out there.
Joe Gray January 16, 2013 at 06:34 PM
Is that the worst that has happened in Melrose in the past five years or more? We don't hear much about that sort of thing in Melrose. Even if that did happen over the weekend, Malden violent crime volume has Melrose beat by a country mile and more... Not even close.
david mokal January 16, 2013 at 06:47 PM
@ Tracy great Idea like a prediction page would be great. Like how many robberies,rapes,assaults,gun violence and stuff like that. Ok me first..I betcha there will be over 12 more store robberies in this city in 2013.
Kevin January 18, 2013 at 01:53 PM
12 is a little low David. I bet over 30.

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