Police Seek Men Who Held Up Bridgeport Store

Bridgeport police are searching for two men who robbed a city market at gunpoint Saturday night.

According to police, the two robbers entered George's Market at 175 Pequonnock Street around 10:45 p.m. June 27. One pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the cash register. The store clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the robbers got away.

The perpetrator with the gun was described as a stocky man wearing a baseball cap with a sticker on the brim and a dark-colored Army style jacket.

Police said the second robber has a medium build and was wearing a dark-colored sweatshirt with a white logo on the front. He appeared to act as a lookout while his accomplice grabbed the money.

Both men left the scene on foot.

Anyone with information is urged to call Det. Vincent Lariccia at 203-581-5229.

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