WILMINGTON, MA — On Thursday, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced that Jacob Strow, 22, of Wilmington, was recently indicted by a grand jury on charges of armed carjacking, armed assault with intent to rob a person over the age of 60, and assault and battery on an elderly person.
Strow was arrested on the evening of October 7, 2018 in Tewksbury after he allegedly attempted to rob a man in the 7-Eleven parking lot on Main Street.
“A man in his 60’s was sitting in his vehicle when he was approached by the suspect, who pointed a handgun at him and attempted to rob him and steal his vehicle,” reads a statement from the Tewksbury Police Department. “A fight ensued between the suspect and the victim. A passerby stopped to help the victim, which caused the suspect to flee on foot.”
Wilmington Police assisted Tewksbury Police in locating Strow near the crime scene. Evidence was recovered during the arrest, including a pellet handgun that resembled a firearm.
The Assistant District Attorney handling the case is Shannon Jurgens.
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