Stratford police are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery at a local convenience store.
Police said officers responded to the 24/7 Express at 1607 Barnum Ave. around 12:15 a.m. Monday after the store was robbed. The suspect was armed with a machete and made off with $800 in cash.
The employee was not hurt.
The suspect is described as male, around 5-foot-3 in his 20s or 30s. He was wearing an army green zip-up hoodie, blue jeans, black sneakers, sunglasses and a furry tan “trapper” style hat at the time of the crime.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect pictured above should contact Stratford Police Detective Legen at 203-385-4141.