Worker Tied and Bound During Seymour Movie Theater Robbery

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    Police are looking for the people who robbed a Seymour movie theater at gunpoint, tied and bound a maintenance worker and locked him in a closet.

    It happened just after midnight Thursday, April 24 when three masked men walked into Entertainment Cinemas in the Tri-Town Plaza at 814 Derby Avenue in Seymour, according to police.

    Police said the men “ambushed an overnight maintenance work at gunpoint” and tied his hands behind his back before stealing his person items and locking him in a closet.

    The suspects then headed to the manager’s office, which they “ransacked and destroyed,” then broke into the safe and stole an unknown amount of cash, according to police.

    Police said the maintenance worker managed to escape from the closet and ran to nearby business to get help. Workers there untied his hands and called 911. Police said the victim was not injured and did not need medical treatment.

    One of the suspects is described as a heavyset Hispanic man standing about 6 feet 2 inches tall. Police said he was wearing a beige coat and winter hat. The two others are also believe to be Hispanic. All three men are bilingual, according to police.

    Police are investigating to determine whether the robbery is connected to a similar incident that happened Wednesday night in Shelton.

    Anyone who was at the Tri-Town Plaza at the time of the robbery is urged to contact the Seymour Police Detective Division by calling 203-881-7624 or 203-881-7638 or emailing tips@seymourpolice.org.