The Boston Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a person who held up an East Boston gas station with a shotgun.
The suspect walked into the Mobil station at 470 Meridian St., at about 7:40 p.m. Thursday, according to police.
In surveillance video recently released by police, the person can be seen raising the shotgun from his or her side and pointing it at the clerk. The person is also wearing a bandana over the lower half of his or her face.
The clerk said the robber demanded money and after receiving an undisclosed amount of cash fled the store on foot.
Detectives are investigating.
Anyone with information can call 617-343-4234 or text “tip” to 27463 (crime).
Video of the robbery can be watched below: