Armed robbery at Shrewsbury gas station leads to charges

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Armed robbery at Shrewsbury gas station leads to charges
Shrewsbury police have arrested Sean Wogan, 29, of Shrewsbury, after an alleged armed robbery at a Sunoco. (Photo/Laura Hayes)

SHREWSBURY – A Shrewsbury man has been charged after an alleged armed robbery at a gas station.

Sean Wogan, 29, has been charged with felony assault with a dangerous weapon, felony intimidate to steal from depository, felony vandalizing property and misdemeanor attempt to commit a crime.

On May 27, Shrewsbury police were dispatched to Sunoco on Boston Turnpike following the report of an armed robbery. According to the statement of facts filed in Westborough District Court, Wogan climbed over the counter of the gas station, waving a box cutter.

Police said that he told the Sunoco employee “to open up the drawer and give him all the money.” According to the statement of facts, Wogan took the cash register and tried to open it with the box cutter, to no avail.

Wogan was later apprehended at a Grafton Street residence.

He was arraigned in Westborough District Court on May 30. The court set his bail at $150,000 surety bond or $15,000 cash.

Wogan will return to court on June 21.

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