Armed man attempted to rob Braintree gas station early this morning, police say
A man armed with a gun attempted to rob a gas station early this morning in Braintree, according to police.
The employee for a Mobil on the Run gas station at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree told police a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a stocking cap partially covering his face entered the store shortly after 2 a.m., Braintree police said in a statement.
The employee said the man brandished a handgun and demanded money, according to the statement. The employee refused to give him money, and the man fled the store.
Police said the incident is under investigation.Katherine Landergan can be reached at email@example.com.