Police say a 17-year-old donned a mask, dressed in dark clothing and wielded a machete when he robbed a combination gas station and convenience store on West Center Street early Sunday morning.
Jeremias A. Sarante, of 440 Broadway, Raynham, “is a strong suspect in other robberies in the area,” West Bridgewater police detective Sgt. Tim Nixon said in paperwork filed at Brockton District Court.
West Bridgewater Police Chief Donald Clark said the suspect is linked to similar store robberies in Bridgewater and Raynham.
According to West Bridgewater police, the suspect approached a woman outside the Shell gas station about 2 a.m. Sunday and threatened her with a machete. The suspect then entered the store, “banged the knife on the counter and demanded money” from the clerk, according to Nixon’s report.
The suspect cleaned out the store’s cash drawer and fled with abo
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