For Immediate Release: 5/18/2017 6:55 pm
Worcester, MA (May 18, 2017) – The investigation into the Mt. Pleasant Street Assault and Robbery of a 40-year-old man continues to yield positive results. Detectives developed probable cause to arrest Robert Ester, fifty-two years old, of 87 Perry Ave. He was located this afternoon and placed under arrest. Mr. Ester is charged with charged with Attempted Unarmed Robbery and Breaking and Entering into a Locked Depository (locked motor vehicle).
Mr. Ester was one of several suspects involved in the incident. Detectives continue to work on obtaining the other identities. 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.