A Waltham gas station clerk foiled an armed robbery on Monday, Aug. 27 after hitting the suspect with a stapler, according to Waltham Police.
The incident started at around 3 p.m. when a white male walked into the BP Gas station at 6 Maple St. and held the store up at gunpoint, according Waltham Police. The man pointed a silver handgun at the clerk and demanded cash but the clerk fought back by tossing a stapler at the robber, striking him in the face, police said. The robber fled south on Crescent Street on a bicycle. He did not obtain any money during the robbery.
Police described the suspect as a white man, with blonde hair and a beard. He was waerig a blue baseball hat, beige short, a Patriots jersey wtih Tedy Bruschi's name on it and black latex gloves, police said.