Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Newington Shell Station

Friday, Jan 24, 2014  |  Updated 1:37 PM EDT
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Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Newington Shell Station

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Newington police are investigating an armed robbery at the Shell gas station located at 1593 Southeast Road just before 11 p.m. on Thursday.

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Newington police are investigating an armed robbery at the Shell gas station located at 1593 Southeast Road just before 11 p.m. on Thursday. 

The victim said a masked man robbed him at knifepoint and ran off.

Police from Newington, New Britain, West Hartford, Farmington and a CT State Police K-9 unit searched the area, but did not find the robber.

The clerk said the man was around 5-feet-10. He was wearing all black clothing, a black mask and gloves and ordered the clerk to give him money, police said.

The clerk opened the cash register and the robber ran off with a large quantity of cash. 

He was last seen running east toward the Marriott Hotel. 

Police said a vehicle might have been parked, waiting in the hotel lot. 

Anyone with any information is asked to call Officer Shannon Gonzalez at (860) 666-8445.
 

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