NORWOOD, Oct. 14—A man, described as about 22, sauntered into a gas station at the corner of Route 1 and Neponset st. tonight, held up the attendant and robbed him of $70, then made a getaway with two accomplices who were outside in a car.
“Put up your hands. This is a stickup!” he was told. Then he was ordered to hand over the $70 in receipts which he had in his pockets. Meanwhile, two other men stood watch outside with an auto, motor running.
Before the holdup man left. Day told police, he ordered him to lie down on the floor.
Day said he saw the car speed down Route 1 toward Providence.
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