Dedham Police report they are looking at links between a Monday robbery at one market off Sprague Street and a Thursday attempted robbery in which a clerk was shot at a gas station off Bridge Street.
Police say that Terri's Market, 12 Louise Rd., was robbed at gunpoint around 8:40 p.m. on Monday.
The suspect is described as a male, approximately 5 feet, 5 inches tall, wearing a black ski mask, black pants and a black jacket with a small silver zipper on the left arm and silver zipper on the front.
Around 11 p.m. on Thursday, two men tried to rob the Sunoco station on Ames Street.
Upon arrival, police learned that two males entered the store and demanded money. The taller of the two suspects was armed with a handgun.
The taller suspect shot the clerk in the leg area before both suspects fled the area.
The taller suspect was described as wearing blue jeans, a black shirt, a black jacket with a hood and a black mask. The smaller suspect was described as wearing black pants, a black jacket with a stripe going from the shoulder area down each arm and a logo on the left breast area and a black ski mask.
The clerk was transported to an area hospital with injuries that are believed to be non-life threatening.