Police are investigating after a clerk was shot during a robbery at a Dunkin Donuts in New Haven Wednesday night.
Two masked man with guns entered the Dunkin Donuts shop at 255 Kimberly Ave just after 9:00 p.m.
According to police, a male employee was shot in the lower back in a botched robbery attempt. He was taken to Yale-New Haven hospital and being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The suspects also stole $25.00 from a man who was there with his two children, said police. They were not harmed.
Investigators believe the two men fled in a white Honda.
Just three miles away, a Dunkin Donuts store at 470 Derby Ave in West Haven was also held up by two men. Police have not confirmed if the two robberies are related.
Anyone with information is urged to call New Haven Police at 203-946-6304 or 303-946-6316.