|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 06/25/2006
On Sunday at approximately 2 a.m. a Glastonbury Police Officer, on routine patrol in the area of
The suspect fled on foot through the wooded area adjacent to Rt. 2 going west. The suspect is being described as having a light to medium complexion, possibly a hispanic male, with a large heavy build and a bald head.
The officer was taken to
State Police Detectives from the Central District Major Crime Squad responded to the scene to conduct an investigation into this incident. Detectives gathered forensic and physical evidence at the scene and seized the vehicle abandoned by the suspect. The officer’s weapon was not recovered.
A short time later the Glastonbury Police took a complaint of a stolen vehicle from an area in the close proximity and in the general direction the suspect was last seen heading. That stolen vehicle was stolen from a residential area and was reported as stolen when the owner went to use their vehicle during the early morning hours. Due to the fact that this vehicle was stolen around the same time frame and in close proximity to the events as described above the stolen vehicle is now a vehicle of interest and considered possibly occupied by the suspect of the assault on the Glastonbury Police Officer. That vehicle is a 1996 Mercury Villager (minivan), color green bearing CT registration 736TLD. Since the suspect is being considered armed and dangerous anyone having contact with this vehicle and/or seeing this vehicle should call 911 and report that sighting to the police.
Officers/Detectives from the Glastonbury Police Department are investigating the burglary into the Quick Mart located at
***Anyone with information can call State Police Detectives at Troop H in