Southington police looking for suspect who chased, threatened people with axe

Published on Monday, 2 August 2021 16:17


SOUTHINGTON -- Police are looking for a man they say threatened multiple people while chasing them with an axe.

Police released a photo of the suspect on Monday, saying he allegedly was seen on Saturday wielding an axe in the parking lot of 75 Center, a restaurant located at 75 Center St., around 1 a.m.

Police said the man was seen chasing people and threatening them in the lot. He also, according to police, used the axe to damage a vehicle that was parked nearby.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact Officer LoCastro at 860-378-1600.

Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809 or

Posted in New Britain Herald, Southington Herald on Monday, 2 August 2021 16:17. Updated: Monday, 2 August 2021 16:19.