For Immediate Release: 3/1/2017 10:35 pm
Worcester, MA (March 1, 2017) - On Wednesday, March 01, 2017, at approximately 12:44 AM, a Worcester police officer on routine patrol was flagged down by a person in front of 77 Maywood Street, the Blarney Stone. The officer spoke with a 40-year-old female. The female stated that she was walking on Maywood Street next to Wendy’s restaurant when she was approached by two males.
According to the victim, both males were in possession of handguns and one of the suspects placed the gun to her head and demanded that she give them all of her money. The victim stated that she had no money to give them. The suspects took her cell phone and her keys that she was carrying. The males fled on foot west on Maywood Street towards Lovell Street.
The suspects were described as two Hispanic males wearing black hooded sweatshirts, dark pants and dark shoes. Both had guns and were both approximately 20-years-old.
The officer called for several police units to assist in the search for the suspects. The search was conducted for the immediate area which produced negative results.
The victim was not injured during this incident.
This investigation is ongoing, if anyone has information about this incident they can send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message at worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.