Westfield Police identify attempted robbery suspects

Westfield attempted robbery suspects 080222
Westfield attempted robbery suspects 080222(Westfield Police Department)
Published: Aug. 2, 2022 at 10:04 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2022 at 1:12 PM EDT
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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - The Westfield Police Department Detective Bureau has been able to identify two men suspected of attempting to rob a corner store back on July 28.

According to Westfield Police, two male individuals entered New Corner Variety on Crown Street around 8 p.m. on July 28.

Once inside the store, police said the suspects covered there faces and attempted to rob the store.

One man reportedly placed a paper bag over his hand to conceal it and demanded money.

Police said the clerk told the suspects that he would call the police, causing them to flee the scene on bicycles.

Late Tuesday night, police said that the people have been identified, but no further details are available at this time. They also thanked the public for their help in the case.