Armed Robbery Suspect Captured in New Bedford

Yarmouth police officers responded to an armed robbery Friday Night.

Officers were notified at approximately 7:17 p.m. of the robbery taking place at a residence at 71 Lower Brook Road.

Upon arrival, police were told a subject at the home was robbed of his cell phone by a female and three large males armed with a handgun.

About an hour later, New Bedford Police located the female suspect and found a 9mm handgun in her purse, however she possessed an active License to Carry Firearms.

30-year-old Kathleen Lyons, of New Bedford, was arrested and charged with Felony Armed Robbery, Felony Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon, and Assault and Battery.

She was transported to YPD headquarters and is scheduled for arraignment Tuesday in Barnstable District Court.

(Photo Courtesy: Yarmouth Police Department)

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