Thea Digiammerino

State Police Seek Suspect in Back-to-Back Robberies in Killingworth and Durham

Connecticut State Police are looking for a suspect believed to have robbed a person in a gas station parking lot in Killingworth, then robbed a store in Durham Wednesday.

Police said the first incident appeared in the parking lot of the Cloverleaf Gas Station at 237 Route 81 in Killingworth around 5:09 a.m.. The victim told police a man approached and demanded money. The victim struggled with the suspect then fled in a silver sedan. The victim was not hurt.

Later, around 6:25 a.m., a suspect robbed the Krauszer’s Food Store at 459 Madison Road in Durham after struggling with the store clerk. The suspect made off with cash and cigarettes and fled the area in a silver sedan. The clerk was not hurt.

Investigators believe the same suspect committed both robberies. He is described as male, in his 40s, wearing black gloves and a dark-colored knit hat. The suspect was wearing a silver sedan.

Police have released surveillance photos of the suspect and the suspect vehicle. Anyone with information or who recognizes this suspect should contact Killingworth Resident State Trooper TFC Wisner or the Durham Resident State Trooper TFC Morello at Troop F at 860-399-2100 or text TIP711 with any information to 27463. Tips will remain confidential.

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