Police release footage of a gunman who robbed two massage parlors


The robberies occurred two days apart at spas in Cambridge and Watertown.

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in two recent armed robberies at massage parlors in Cambridge and Watertown.

Investigators said the suspect robbed both spas with a knife just two days apart. The first robbery occurred just before 6 p.m. on May 14 at a spa on the 2300 block of Massachusetts Avenue in north Cambridge, according to officials.

Cambridge Police called In this robbery, the suspect entered the spa with a knife and demanded cash from the staff. According to police, a spa worker suffered a minor knife injury while confronting the suspect.

Investigators said the man in the Cambridge incident “strongly resembles” the suspect who robbed another spa in Watertown around 5pm on May 16. Police did not release details of this robbery.

Investigators posted surveillance photos and video of the suspect on social media, taken after the May 14 incident.

Police are asking for help identifying the man, who appears to be Caucasian and is wearing a dark hat, jacket and khaki pants, but warn the man could be dangerous.

“If this suspect is encountered, do not attempt to interact with him (and call 911 immediately if it is safe,” Cambridge Police said on Twitter.

Anyone with information about the suspect can contact Cambridge Police on 617-349-3300 or send a tip beginning with “Tip650” to Cambridge Police on Tip411 (847411).

Tom Vazquez

Tom Vazquez is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Tom Vazquez joined USTimeToday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with Tom Vazquez by emailing tomvazquez@ustimetoday.com.

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