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Quincy Scanner Tales: Armed robbery; Eastern Bank robbed; homeless man tasered

Posted by Jessica Bartlett  July 31, 2012 11:49 AM

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Armed robbery in Quincy Center
Police are looking for a man accused of armed robbery in Quincy Center.

According to police, the victim was walking in the rear of 1245 Hancock St. at around 1:37 p.m. on Monday when a man came up to him and demanded his wallet.

The victim told police that the man had his right hand inside his jacket pocket and said he had a weapon.

The victim gave the suspect his wallet, which only had his driver's license in it. The suspect then told the victim that if he wanted his wallet and license back, he would have to give him $1,000.

According to police, the suspect then gave the victim his phone number.

Police said the suspect was described as a slim Asian man, approximately 5’3”.

Officers will be investigating the number to see if they can track the suspect down.

Eastern Bank robbed
Quincy police said they are searching for suspects in a bank robbery that occurred at Eastern Bank on Monday afternoon.

According to police, a man in a blue Red Sox hat, jeans, and white sneakers came into the bank, located on Franklin Street, at 12:47 p.m. Monday and stole an undisclosed amount of cash.

The man fled towards Independence Avenue, police said.

Homeless man says was tasered, then robbed
Police are looking for the suspects of an armed robbery after a 24-year-old homeless man in Quincy reported that he was tasered and then robbed.

According to police, the victim knew the suspect and was giving him a ride to Nelson Street at 4:21 p.m.

When the victim got out of the car, he said the suspect came over to him and tasered him. An undisclosed amount of money was stolen.

Police said the suspect was described as a tall, black male, wearing a purple shirt and dark jeans.

An ambulance took the victim to Quincy Medical Center to be checked out. Police are continuing to look for a suspect.

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