Man With Box Cutter Robbed Thompson Xtra-Mart

A man with a box cutter robbed an Xtra-Mart in Thompson early Thursday morning and police are looking for him.

Police responded to Xtra-Mart, at 9 Woodstock Ave., in Thompson at 1:51 a.m. to investigate the report of an active robbery and went through surveillance video.

The man with a box cutter, wearing a dark mask, a green hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white sneakers went into the store, asked for the money in the drawer and followed the clerk behind the counter, police said.

The robber took the cash the clerk removed from the register and placed on the counter, along with three packs of Marlboro cigarettes from the display shelf behind the counter, left the store and got into a car waiting on Senexet Road, police said.

He is described as 5-feet-2 and 5-feet-5, with a small build and blue eyes.

State police detectives from Troop D are investigating.

Anyone with information should call Detective Bavosi of EDMC Troop D at 860-779-4900.

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