REHOBOTH, Mass. (AP) — Police are involved in a standoff with an armed man outside a Massachusetts convenience store.
Rehoboth Police Chief James Trombetta said in a Facebook post Thursday morning the area around the Cumberland Farms store has been evacuated.
Roads near the store are closed to traffic.
Cumberland Farms said in a statement that to its knowledge no employees or customers are inside the store and the gas pumps have been turned off.
The company said a man threatened a store employee at about 7 a.m., which prompted the standoff.
Rehoboth is about 50 miles southwest of Boston.
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