According to the Pittsfield Police Department, on Sunday, April 19 at approximately 4:55 pm members of the Pittsfield Police Department responded to the Big Y Express gas station and convenience store for a report of a robbery. Responding officers learned that a man had entered the store, made a threat to an employee and demanded money. No weapon was displayed. The man was given an amount of cash and he left the area, most likely on foot. No one was injured during the incident.

The suspect is a white or Hispanic male in his 30s or 40s, approximately 5’9” or shorter with dark brown eyes and bushy eyebrows. He was wearing a gray and black Adidas ball cap, light blue or gray face covering, dark sweatshirt, blue and black backpack, gray sweatpants, and red Nike sneakers. Images from the store’s video surveillance system will be released at a later date.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Lieutenant Soules at 413-448-9700 x599. Information can also be provided anonymously via the Detective Bureau Tip Line at 413-448-9706, or by texting PITTIP and your message to TIP411 (847411).