Framingham woman faces robbery charges
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.—A Framingham woman has been ordered held on $5,000 bail after pleading not guilty attempting to rob a Newton gas station at knifepoint.
Authorities say 27-year-old Chelsea Ingalls was arraigned Tuesday on charges of attempting to commit a crime, armed robbery; assault with a dangerous weapon, a knife; and possession of heroin.
Police say Ingalls tried to rob a Newton gas station on Monday but was chased off by a worker, who got her license plate number. She is also suspected of robbing a Wellesley gas station and trying to rob a Framingham drug store on Christmas Day.
Prosecutors say she was trying to support a $100 a day heroin habit.
Her lawyer asked for lighter bail.