Thea Digiammerino

State Police Seek Jewett City Armed Robbery Suspect

Connecticut State Police are searching for a suspect who robbed the Bestway gas station in Jewett City Wednesday.

Police said around 6:11 p.m. a male suspect entered the store at 211 North Main Street, pulled a handgun and demanded money from the register. The clerk complied and the suspect left on foot heated south on North Main Street. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as around 5-foot-10 with a heavy build. He was wearing red bandanna on his face and a dark-colored hoodie.

Easter District Major Crime detectives are investigating. Anyone with information or who recognizes the suspect should contact detectives at 860-848-6500 or text TIP711 with any information to 274637. All tips will remain confidential.

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