Surveillance Photos Show Suspect in Liquor Store Hold-Up

Police have released surveillance images from the Tuesday armed robbery of Stonybrook Wine and Spirits.

Surveillance images from a Tuesday hold-up of a JP liquor store have been released.

Stonybrook Wine and Spirits, at 78 Boylston St. in Jamaica Plain, was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night, according to police.

The robbery occurred around 9:46 p.m., when witnesses told police a man pulled a gun on another man standing outside the store, forcing him into the store. The man then ordered a store employee to empty the cash register and place the money on the counter, police said.

The armed man left the store, making off with about $500 to $600, police said. He then ran down nearby Danforth Street. 

The man is described as a black Hispanic man, about 5-foot-10 and 175 pounds, police said. He was wearing a black hat with a red bandana underneath, and a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans. The man also appeared to have a 2- to 3-inch scar on his left cheek, police said, and was wearing black-framed glasses.

The video surveillance brought out new details from the : There was apparently a second suspect standing at a nearby corner and the get-away vehicle was a minivan or sport utility vehicle. The new details appear in a listing on "Mass Most Wanted," a Web site maintained by the Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council and paid for by the Mass Bankers Assoc.

Anyone with information on the robbery may call the Boston Police Dept. at 617-343-4240.


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