Shoplifting Suspect Pulled Stun Gun on Store Employee: Police

Police are looking for a man who robbed the Stop & Shop on Hemingway Avenue in East Haven on Friday afternoon.

The shoplifting suspect was confronted by a store employee around 2 p.m. Friday and pulled out a stun gun, according to police. The man activated the stun gun and told the employee to step away. The worker was not struck by the stun gun, police said.

The suspect took off into the parking lot with about $150 in meat, according to police.

He got into the passenger side of a 2005 black Ford Escape with gray bumpers. The SUV had Connecticut license plate AS-21275.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to call East Haven police at 203-468-3820.

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