Armed Robbery and Armed Assault

On Saturday December 17, 2011 at approximately 3:00 AM officers were dispatched to an armed robbery and armed assault in progress on Elm St. at the Elm Crest Apartments.  Upon arrival one male victim was found seriously injured.  The first officer on the scene, Officer Helman observed suspects fleeing and chased the suspects on foot.  The suspects were cornered in an area yard and the officer held the suspects at gun point awaiting assistance. With the assistance of officer Moore the suspects who were both armed with loaded firearms were taken into custody.  It was later determined that the victim was the owner of a nightclub in Lawrence, Ma.  Lawrence police were requested for mutual aid and attended to the victim.