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Regional Roundup: Market Robbed at Gunpoint, Brawl at a Baby Shower and The Patriot's Nest

A look at the top headlines around the area for the week of Jan. 20, 2013.

Norwood Market Robbed at Gunpoint

At approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, an unknown suspect robbed AJ’s Market at gunpoint, Norwood Police said in a statement.

The suspect was described as a black male 5’2” to 5’4” in height. He wore a black or dark blue hooded sweatshirt and a red bandana over his face. The suspect produced a small black handgun and robbed the clerk of an unknown amount of cash before making his escape in a small red motor vehicle down Route 1A.

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Four Arrested After Brawl Breaks Out at Stoughton Baby Shower

A baby shower at Club Luis de Camoes on Porter Street in Stoughton the evening of Saturday, Jan. 12 turned into a full-fledged brawl that took 20 police officers nearly an hour to quell. Four from Brockton ended up getting arrested, including one juvenile.

Nearly 200 people, including children, were at the baby shower, which started at 9 p.m. A fight, which quickly escalated, broke out a little after 11:30 p.m. Stoughton Police responded, but needed assistance from three other local police departments as well as the State Police and Norfolk County Sheriff's Office to quell the brawl.

The three adult men pleaded not guilty to charges at Stoughton District Court on Monday, Jan. 14 and were released on 1,000 cash bail each.

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Community Comes Together to Celebrate Life of ‘Mr. Foxborough’ James Davin

The town of Foxborough came together on Friday to celebrate the life of longtime resident and father of three, James Davin, who passed away this past October.

Hundreds of well-wishers came by Demetri’s Function Hall on Route 1 Foxborough to remember Davin and help support his family. Foxborough-based band Thirty6Red provided entertainment for the night as raffles and prizes were handed out to the many in attendance.

Tens of thousands of dollars have been donated in James' memory to help his family in the wake of his death. James was a Foxborough resident for 15 years and served as general counsel for the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department.
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Raven's Nest Changes Name to Support Patriots

The Raven's Nest, located at 998 Main Street, once again temporarily changed its named this week to support the New England Patriots in their quest for another Lombardi trophy.

The owners, Mark and Maura McAuliffe, have changed the name to "The Patriot's Nest" in light of the Patriots match-up against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship game this Sunday. They did the same last year when the Patriots hosted Baltimore on their way to Super Bowl XLVI.

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