Department News


Armed Robbery

On November 20th, 2013 at 7pm Tyngsborough Police Officers were dispatched to Sun City
Variety located on Lakeview Avenue for a reported armed robbery that had taken place.
An investigation revealed that at approximately 6:45pm a male subject came into the store,
jumped over the counter and brandished a knife or screwdriver. While the subject was taking money
from the register the cashier sat on the floor; the cashier was not injured. A quantity of cash (we are
withholding the amount at this time) was taken from the register and the subject then fled.
An investigation is ongoing, a limited description of the perpetrator was given; A tall white
male, wearing a mask over the mouth and nose. It is unknown at this time whether the subject fled
on foot or left in a vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Tyngsborough Police
Department Criminal Investigations unit at (978) 649-7504 or remain anonymous by calling our
Confidential Tip Line: 1(978) 226-TIPS (8477)

Released by; Chief Richard D. Howe