Police Arrest Suspect in Naugatuck Cumberland Farms Robbery

Police have arrested the man accused of robbing a Cumberland Farms in Naugatuck.

According to police, Eric Peil, 29, of Prospect, demanded money from the clerk at the North Main Street gas station. He didn't show a weapon but had his hand inside his sweatshirt pocket the whole time, police said.

Authorities believe Peil got away with less than $100 cash and fled in a silver Subaru with New Hampshire license plates.

Investigators found him driving in Waterbury and took him into custody. Police said Naugatuck detectives found evidence that linked Peil to the robbery.

Police charged him with first-degree robbery, sixth-degree larceny and breach of peace.

Peil was held on $150,000 bond ahead of his court appearance Wednesday.

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