Hartford Subway Restaurant Robbed at Knifepoint

A man with a knife stole $220 then fled on foot.

By Stephanie O'Connell
|  Sunday, Jan 6, 2013  |  Updated 12:24 PM EDT
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Hartford Subway Restaurant Robbed at Knifepoint

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A man with a knife stole money from a Subway restaurant in Hartford on Saturday.
 
According to police, John Thomas, 48, went into the Main St. Subway around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. He ordered a sandwich and they asked an employee if he could use the bathroom.
 
Instead, he opened a door marked for employee use and revealed that he had a knife. He forced the employee to open the cash register. Thomas took $220 and took off on foot. The employee was not injured.
 
Police were able to arrest Thomas shortly after.

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