Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Bestway Gas Station in Jewett City

State police are investigating an armed robbery Wednesday night at the Bestway gas station in Jewett City.

The armed robbery was at the Bestway gas station at 211 North Main St. at 6:11 p.m. Wednesday and the store clerk reported that a man pointed a black gun at the clerk, demanded the money from the cash register and fled with the crash, state police said.

The robber went south on North Main Street and no injuries were reported. 

The suspect was described as 5-feet-10 and heavy. He was wearing a red bandanna on his face and a dark-colored hoodie.

Troopers and State Police K9 teams searched the area but did not find the robber. Eastern District Major Crime responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information about the armed robbery or the robber is asked to call detectives at 860-848-6500 or text TIP711 with any information to 274637.

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