NEW BRITAIN - Police are searching for the suspect in an attempted armed robbery of a New Britain Herald employee.
The suspect is a Hispanic male in his 50s or 60s, the victim said to police. He was wearing a black hat, blue jeans and a white and black shirt, she added.
The incident happened on Friday afternoon around 242 Main Street. The victim was walking back to her car when a man brandished a handgun and ordered her to give him her money. She ran to her car and was unharmed.
The New Britain Police Department urges anyone with information to call (860) 826-3000. For anonymous tips call (860) 826-3199 or leave a tip on the web at http://www.newbritainpolice.org/index.php/anonymous-tip.
Michelle Jalbert can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.