Armed Robbery in Somers

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    Connecticut State Police
    Police released this surveillance photo from the the Xtra-Mart at 169 Main St. in Somers.

    State Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Extra Mart at Routes 190 and 186 in Somers.

    Two men in their early 20s robbed the store around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, according to state police. An employee called police at 11:36 p.m. to report that an armed robbery just happened.

    One man had a knife, placed it to the clerk's throat and demanded the combination to the safe, according to police.

    When clerk told the robber he did not know the combination, the robber ordered the clerk to open the cash register and demanded money while the other man acted as a lookout, police said.

    The robbers grabbed an unknown amount of cash and ran toward Hall Hill Road.

    Police said they seized video surveillance that shows a man with the knife who was wearing blue jeans, a blue hooded sweatshirt and white sneakers.

    The other man was wearing blue jeans, a dark coat and a red, black plaid winter hat.

    No injuries are reported.

    State Police ask anyone with information about the robbery to call State Police at 860-896-3200.
     

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