For Immediate Release: 3/20/2012 4:43 pm
Worcester, MA (March 20, 2012) - On Friday March 16, 2012 at approximately 10:44 PM Worcester Police responded to the Honey Farms Market located at 443 Park Avenue for a reported Unarmed Robbery of an individual. Upon the officers' arrival they met with a 39 year old male victim. The victim, who is mentally disabled, was able to explain to the officers that he was robbed of his wallet out in the store parking lot.
According to the victim, a male suspect followed him inside the store as he made a purchase. The male suspect kept close to him while inside the store making witnesses believe that the male was his caretaker. Once outside, the suspect ripped away his wallet that was attached to a chain around his neck. The suspect ran off on Park Avenue. There were no contents inside the victim’s wallet.
The suspect was described as white male, in his 30’s, approximately 5’6”, 160 pounds and wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.
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.