Police release images of Pondside robbery suspect

March 4, 2013
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PONDSIDE–Security camera images of the suspect in two armed robberies at the Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts were released today by the Boston Police Department, along with a slightly updated description.

The small, blurry images do not clearly show the suspect’s face. They were taken inside an ATM lobby at a bank on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan, where the robber allegedly withdrew money with a stolen bank card on Feb. 28.

The suspect is now described as a black, non-Hispanic man, about 20 years old, 5-feet-9-inches to 6-feet-1-inch tall. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with a zippered front, blue jeans and running shoes with white laces. Police believe the suspect drove a motor vehicle from the scene in the Feb. 28 crime and likely traveled on the Jamaicaway and Morton Street in Jamaica Plain.

The suspect is wanted for two gunpoint robberies at the 24 Eliot St. adult-education school–one inside the building on Feb. 27 and one in its yard on Feb. 28.

Anyone with information about the suspect can contact detectives at Jamaica Plain’s District E-13 Police Station at 617-343-5628 or anonymously by calling 1-800-494-8477 or by texting the word “TIP” to 27463.

The suspect in the Pondside robberies inside a Blue Hill Avenue bank. (Image Courtesy Boston Police Department)

The suspect in the Pondside robberies inside a Blue Hill Avenue bank. (Image Courtesy Boston Police Department)

The suspect in the Pondside robberies inside a Blue Hill Avenue bank. (Image Courtesy Boston Police Department)

The suspect in the Pondside robberies inside a Blue Hill Avenue bank. (Image Courtesy Boston Police Department)

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