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Police Log: Man Reports Being Punched, Robbed At Cafe

May 15, 2015 04:27PM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

Tewksbury Police are on the lookout for a man believed to have been involved in a robbery and assault early Thursday morning.
Dispatch received a 911 call at 12:53 a.m. from a man who said he had just been punched in the face and had money stolen from him while inside the Route 38 Cafe, 2493 Main St. Six officers were sent to the scene and a K-9 unit was requested. In addition, the Wilmington Police were notified.
A suspect in the incident was identified and officers had leads, which led them to two homes on Bay State Avenue. However, the suspect was not immediately located. A report was filed.
The victim was not seriously injured in the attack.

Additional calls:
  • Wednesday, May 13, 4:32 p.m. -- The manager of the Mobil Station, 2 Main St., called police to report there was a man who had been there for three hours drinking Hennessey. An officer was dispatched to the scene and spoke to the man, who said he was waiting for a bus.
  • Wednesday, May 13, 7:45 p.m. -- A woman walked into Police Headquarters with her daughter and reported the daughter's cell phone had been stolen during a field trip. An officer spoke to the woman and her daughter and filed a report.
  • Wednesday, May 13, 11:19 a.m. -- A resident called dispatch and reported two men were knocking on doors in the neighborhood regarding retirement programs. An officer was sent to the area and spoke with the men. They were sent to the Town Clerk's office to get a permit.
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2:10 p.m. -- A person called 911 from a Riverdale Avenue address to report a drug overdose. A full medical response was sent to the scene. Just before officers arrived, a White Ford Explorer was seen fleeing the area. The victim was taken by ambulance to Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus.
  • Tuesday, May 12, 5:16 p.m. -- A 911 caller reported that a vehicle hit her car near 530 Main St. and then left the scene. She said she was following the vehicle. An officer was dispatched and pulled over both cars. The officer assisted with an exchange of paperwork regarding the accident. No additional charges were filed.
  • Monday, May 11, 9:21 a.m. -- An officer was sent to 1 Nelson Ave. to followup on an incident at that address. While there, he learned a vehicle had also been broken into at 6 Nelson Ave. during the same time period.


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