On Friday, 2/1/2019 at approximately 9:17pm, members of the Pittsfield Police Department responded to Lipton Mart located at 320 West Housatonic Street for a report of an armed robbery.

The suspect, who had left the store prior to officers’ arrival, was described as a male, approximately 5’10” tall, wearing a red mask, dark colored Adidas winter cap, and light colored shirt and pants.

The perpetrator brandished a handgun and demanded that the clerk open the register.  The suspect received no cash but left the store after stealing several pieces of merchandise.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact the Pittsfield Police Department Detective Bureau at 413-448-9705.  Information can be provided anonymously via the Detective Bureau, the Drug Tips hotline at 413-448-9708, or by texting PITTIP and your message to TIP411 (847411).