Robber scared out of East Boston gas station by screaming clerk has had better pickings elsewhere

Boston Police report a would-be robber who fled a Meridian Street Mobil station empty handed when the clerk started yelling at him is wanted for at least eight other holdups in Chelsea, Everett and Lynn since the beginning of February.

The man - black, middle aged, wearing a gray hoodie, a dark jacket and dark sunglasses - always either displays a gun or motions as if he has one in the convenience stores and gas stations he holds up.

If you know him, give A-7 detectives a call at 617-343-4234 or contact the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

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