SALEM, N.H (CBS) — Police are looking for a person who robbed a New Hampshire Dunkin’ Donuts at gunpoint while wearing a President Barack Obama mask.
Salem police responded just after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday to a Dunkin’ Donuts on Lowell Road for an armed robbery report.READ MORE: Bail Set For Woburn Man Accused Of Accidentally Shooting Friend While Showing Off Gun
Police said the robber was wearing the presidential mask, black gloves and carried a black handgun. He demanded money from the register and left, entering the passenger side of a small, dark-colored Toyota with no rear plate, according to police.
The vehicle appeared to be heading toward Pelham, New Hampshire, authorities said.
Police said typically they see robbers wearing ski masks. Since the robber choose such a specific mask it could help lead to his capture.READ MORE: Head Of The Charles Regatta Will Return To Boston This Fall
They are looking at surveillance video from nearby stores and investigating where he bought the mask.
Officers would not speculate on why the man chose the particular disguise.
The suspect may have been wearing a black Adidas sweatshirt, black pants and black shoes, police saidMORE NEWS: 3 Boston Police Officers, City Sued For Alleged Excessive Force On 4 Protesters In May 2020 Riot
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