Manhunt for Armed Robbery Suspect

Saturday, Jan 12, 2013  |  Updated 9:25 PM EDT
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Manhunt for Armed Robbery Suspect

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Police in New Haven are asking for the public's help in finding the man responsible for at least four armed robberies in over a week.

According to investigators, the suspect walked into a Pizza Hut Restaurant on Whalley Ave around noon and brandished a knife. He threatened the clerk if he didn't hand over the money from the register, police said.  

The clerk gave the man between $30 and $40 dollars and was not injured.

Authorities believe the same man is also responsible for robbing a Dunkin Donuts on Ferry Street, the 7-11 on Whalley Ave, and the Subway Restaurant on Grand Ave on January 3rd.  

In the 7-11 and Subway robberies, the suspect was armed with a syringe, police said. During the Dunkin Donuts robbery, the man had a knife.

The suspect is described as a white male between 5 feet and 8 inches and 5 feet and 10 inches and weighs between 200 and 220 pounds.

Anyone with information is urged to contact New Haven Police at 203-946-6316 or the Detective Division at 203-946-6304. Calls may be made anonymously.

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