Steven M. Sargent, Chief
On August 21st at about 5:40 AM, Worcester Police officers were dispatched to the Shell Station at 721 Southbridge St for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with witnesses. They reported that a male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a black mask had just robbed the store at knifepoint. The suspect was described as a light-skinned male, about 5’7” with an average build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black mask, black leather gloves and armed with a black-handled knife.
Posted: Tuesday 08/21/18
On August 19th at about 2:45 PM, Worcester Police were dispatched to the area of 11 Laurel St for a report of a child struck by a car. Upon arrival, officers spoke with witnesses and secured the scene of the accident. They were told that the victim had been driven to the hospital. The Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene. Officers responded to the hospital and were informed that the three-year-old male victim had passed away.
Posted: Sunday 08/19/18
Today, the City of Worcester will host the 28th annual Latin American Festival which will be held behind City Hall located at 455 Main Street.
Posted: Saturday 08/18/18
When: Tuesday 08/21/18 6:00 PM
Where: HARR Toyota, 100 Gold Star Boulevard
When: Wednesday 08/22/18 5:30 PM
Where: Whittier Terrace, 86 Austin Street
When: Thursday 08/23/18 5:30 PM
Where: Salem Covenant Church, 215 Mountain Street East
When: Thursday 08/23/18 6:30 PM
Where: Knights of Columbus, 44 Circuit Avenue North
WPD Detective Bureau Investigates Armed Robbery of Shell Station https://t.co/0cj6dnCfSs
Crash Reconstruction Unit Investigates Fatal Accident with Three-Year-Old Victim https://t.co/Q8tb6hTH3O
Today is the 28th annual Latin American festival held behind City Hall, the following are road closures for the area. https://t.co/9QhQpox1ep
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Speeding ticket payments are handled through the Registry of Motor Vehicles, NOT the Worcester Police Department.
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