According to a press release from the Berkshire County District Attorney's Office, a Pittsfield man pleaded guilty to armed robbery of a gas station and was sentenced to six to eight years in state prison.

Appearing in Berkshire County Superior Court on Wednesday, Luis Valle, 34, pleaded guilty to armed and masked robbery and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Judge John Agostini sentenced Valle to six to eight years in Massachusetts Correctional Institution - Cedar Junction.  The case was prosecuted by Berkshire Assistant District Attorney Jedd L. Hall.

 Armed with a knife and wearing a mask (video seen here) Valle assaulted an employee of the Gulf Gas Station in Pittsfield and stole money from the establishment’s cash register on Feb. 17, 2018.