Gunman Holds Up Southington Liquor Store

Police are looking for the masked man who held up a Southington liquor store at gunpoint in Thursday and stole between $500 and $600.

The clerk of Queen Street Liquor at 1079 Queen Street said a man with a gun robbed the store at 6:46 p.m. and ran off, heading behind the building.

The robber was slender, appeared to be between 5-feet-8 and 5-feet-10 and was wearing blue jeans, a black zip-up hooded sweatshirt and black gloves.

His face was covered with a white mask or a bandana that covered his nose, mouth and neck and the hood of a sweatshirt covered his head.

A K-9 Unit searched the area , but the track ended in the College and Butler avenues neighborhood.

Anyone who has information or who witnessed anything suspicious should call Det. Mark Beal at 860-378-1645 or email

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