Marshfield: Whitman Man Charged With Store Robbery

Credit: Marshfield Police Dept.

Credit: Marshfield Police Dept.

A Whitman man has been arrested in connection with a Marshfield robbery.

Marshfield Police say 35-year-old Tony Sinclair was taken into custody on Wednesday.

Sinclair is accused of robbing a convenience store March 12th with a crow bar type weapon and demanding money from the clerk while threatening him with the weapon.

An arrest warrant was drawn up for Sinclair as a result of a follow-up investigation involving Marshfield, Whitman and Kingston Police as well as Forensic evidence provided by the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Massachusetts State Police.

Sinclair was then taken into custody outside his home and a search warrant was executed allowing investigators to obtain further evidence.

Sinclair was arraigned Thursday in Brockton District Court on charges of B&E Building Nighttime for Felony; Armed Robbery while Masked; Assault with a Dangerous Weapon; Larceny Under $1,200; Possession of a Dangerous Weapon; Possession of a Class B Substance; and Possession of a Class C Substance.

He was ordered held without bail. 

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