Vernon Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Chinese Restaurant | NBC Connecticut

Vernon Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Chinese Restaurant



    Vernon police are investigating an armed robbery at a Chinese restaurant.

    Police are looking for the man who committed an armed robbery at China Taste Chinese Restaurant in Vernon on Monday night.

    A man who was wearing makeup to disguise his appearance walked into the restaurant, pointed a gun at the women behind the counter, demanded money and fled after taking an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police.

    Police received a 911 call reporting the robbery at 10:18 p.m. and responded to the Northeast Shopping Plaza, at 75 East Street, where they secured the scene and searched for the robber.

    A Manchester Police K9 unit was brought in but police were not able to find the man.

    The victims described the robber as skinny and around 6-feet-2-inches tall. He was wearing a tan jacket and had on glasses with yellow lens, according to police.

    The man was last seen running on Fern Street.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Vernon Police Department at 860-872-9126.

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