Region Roundup: TD Bank Robbed, Two From Mansfield Dead, Fire in Stoughton [And More..]

A look at what is happening around the region.

TD Bank Robbed for the Third Time in Three Months

TD Bank at Roche Brother's Plaza was robbed Thursday for the third time in three months.
Police Chief Allen Krajcik said police responded to a 911 call at approximately 5:30 Thursday night reporting a bank robbery.
Krajcik said that on arrival, police learned that a black male, approximately 6 feet tall wearing a hooded sweatshirt passed a note to a teller demanding money.
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Two From Mansfield Dead After Drowning in Cancun

Two Mansfield women have died after drowning while on vacation in Cancun, Mexico according to WBZ.
The two women, identified as Donna Batta and Gail Binmore, travel to Cancun for a vacation last Friday along with two other friends.
After one of the friends left Tuesday, the remaining three took a late night dip in the water. The current was too strong for them and North Attleboro resident Lisa Marie Tondreault was the only person to escape the rough waters and strong undertow.

Patriot Place Adds High-End Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse to Restaurant Mix

Patriot Place continued its recent boom in business by adding a high-end Japanese hibachi steakhouse to its restaurant mix.
Saga Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar is coming to Foxborough, expected to open this summer after the town’s Board of Selectmen unanimously approved all licenses and applications at Tuesday’s meeting.
The restaurant will be located at 295 Patriot Pl., next to Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, across from Red Robin and near the Renaissance Hotel. The 7,857 sq ft. vacant space will feature a dining room, lounge bar, sushi bar, kitchen and restrooms. There will also be a 662 sq ft. outdoor patio area that seats 32.
Inside, the hibachi dining room will seat 95, the dining area 77 and the lounge bar 18. The premises holds a max capacity of 275 persons. Renovations and construction of the restaurant space is expected to cost just over $1 million, according to the restaurant’s application.
Saga’s owner, Xing (Steven) Lin, owns similar restaurants in Pennsylvania and Ohio. The Patriot Place location will be the first in Massachusetts.
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Two-Alarm Fire Causes Severe Damage to Stoughton Home Monday Night

A two-alarm fire caused severe damage to a single family home in Stoughton Monday night.

The Stoughton Fire Department responded to a report of a bedroom fire at 19 Churchill Ave. at 6:24 p.m. Jan. 7. The fire started in a first floor bedroom in the front of the home and spread to both levels.

There was extensive damage to the home, but there were no injuries to any of the home’s occupants or first responders on scene.


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