Armed robbery in Centralville

Police just went off at Country Farms, 56 Aiken Avenue, in Lowell, because a Hispanic male in a red bandana and a black hoodie pulled a black handgun and robbed the store.

He got away with cash and a cell phone, according to radio broadcasts.

Police are looking for a two-door, green motor vehicle the suspect was seen getting in. The vehicle is driven by a woman. The vehicle was last seen fleeing up Exeter Street.

Police have a green motor stopped nearby, but it’s not clear if its the right car yet. Three people in the car. This car was eventually let go.

A state police helicopter was randomly in the area, patrolling over Littleton, and the chopper has volunteered to join the search.

UPDATE: Updated description is of a dark green, two door motor vehicle, driven by a Hispanic female with curly hair and glasses. Suspect had a yellow bandana, not a red bandana.

UPDATE 2: Police now say this was a dark green Pontiac Grand Am.

UPDATE 3: This is why I encourage people not to go up against Lowell detectives. LPD just broadcast a stop and hold for Ricardo Colon, 24, of Lowell, who is about 5’10, 145, with black, curly hair, facial hair, and brown eyes. He arrestable for armed robbery while masked, according to radio reports.

That didn’t take long.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lowell police at 978-937-3200 or Crimestoppers at 978-459-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent to police via Text-a-Tip, by texting TIP411 (847411) with the subject “LPDTIP.”
Tipsters can remain anonymous, but can receive up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.

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