Members of the Pittsfield Police Department are investigating a reported armed robbery that occurred on Friday, June 26.

At approximately 11:00 pm a masked man entered the XtraMart convenience store located at 420 Merrill Road in Pittsfield. He brandished a gun and demanded cash.

The victim described the suspect as possibly being a six-foot-tall Hispanic male. He was wearing a full ski mask, green hoody, black pants, and black sneakers with white accents.

The quality is not optimal but PPD hopes to release clearer images as soon as possible.

Anyone information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Matos at 413-448-9700 x576. 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). Please refrain from comments in the post.

Additionally, Pittsfield Police asks that store employees throughout the city pay special attention to individuals who appear to be loitering around their businesses. Some robbery and larceny suspects have been known to “hang out” at a target location waiting for the opportune time to commit their crime.

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