Torrington Police Investigate Attempted Gas Station Robbery

By Ari Mason
|  Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013  |  Updated 9:15 PM EDT
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Police Investigate Attempted Gas Station Robbery

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Torrington police are investigating the attempted robbery of a gas station on North Elm Street.

Police said it happened Tuesday at the Sheerazi Gas Mart located at 454 North Elm.

The store cashier reported that a man walked into the store around 7:45 p.m., grabbed the cashier’s arm and tried to make him take money out of the cash register, according to police.

The two struggled and the suspect fled. Police said he got away in car traveling west on Migeon Avenue.

He’s described as being a light-skinned black male in his mid-20s, wearing a dark jacket and multicolored green scarf over his face.

Two employees were inside at the time of the incident. No money was taken and no injuries were reported.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Torrington police at 860-489-2090 or call the anonymous tip line at 860-489-2065.

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