|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 8, 2007
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY
On June 8, at approximately 2:30 a.m., State Police Troop G received a 911 call reporting an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Mobil Gas Station rest area located on Rt. 15 Westbound in the town of
Troopers determined that a lone black male had entered the store from the front door, displayed a knife to the attendant and ordered her to open the cash register.
The suspect removed cash from the cash register drawer and then took several cartons of cigarettes and placed them into a plastic bag with the stolen money before leaving out the front door. State
State Police Detectives obtained video surveillance of this incident which shows the suspect vehicle that had entered the rest area through the
The suspect is described as a black male, 5”08” tall, 180 lbs, medium build, short dark hair, no facial hair, wearing a black baseball hat, grey hooded sweatshirt, red t-shirt, blue jeans, red shoes and black gloves. The knife was a folding-style knife with a dark handle and gold-colored blade. The vehicle appears to be a dark colored, mid-size SUV, possibly a late 90’s Ford Explorer-type vehicle with unknown
The State Police Western District Major Crime Squad is conducting the criminal investigation into this incident. Anyone with any information is asked to call State Police at (203) 696-2500.