Police: Man held up convenience store wielding machete

Published on Tuesday, 26 December 2017 13:02
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STRATFORD - Connecticut police are asking the public for help in identifying a machete-wielding robber.

Stratford police say the man robbed an area convenience store on Sunday of approximately $800 in cash while using a machete. The Connecticut Post reports the suspect was wearing an army green zip-up hoodie, blue jeans and black sneakers, and obscured his face with sunglasses and a tan trapper-style hat.

Police Capt. Frank Eannotti says the suspect appears to be a white or Hispanic man in his 20s or 30s.

The attending employee was not injured in the robbery. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.



Posted in New Britain Herald, General News, State on Tuesday, 26 December 2017 13:02. Updated: Tuesday, 26 December 2017 13:04.