Willimantic Gas Station Clerk Robbed at Knifepoint: Police

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    Police are investigating after a female gas station clerk was held at knifepoint during an armed robbery in Willimantic on Friday morning.

    According to police, the suspect entered the Valero gas station at West Main Street and Columbia Avenue around 6:20 a.m. Friday.

    He pulled out a knife and held the employee at knifepoint, then demanded she open the register and enter the back room while he took the money and left.

    Police have not released a physical description of the suspect but said surveillance video captured the incident.