|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 30, 2011
On June 29, 2011 at approximately 8:09 p.m., State Troopers from Troop A- Southbury and the Oxford Resident Troopers Office received an attempted robbery complaint at the Double "R" Mobil Gas Station 1 Oxford Road (Rt. 67) in the town of Oxford.
Troopers responded to the gas station and upon arrival secured the scene and interviewed witnesses. Initial investigation determined that a lone male had entered the gas station and demanded money from the attendant. No weapon was displayed, but the suspect did claim to have one, possibly a handgun. There were no were injuries.
The attempted robbery scene was secured by the responding troopers and the area was searched by troopers, Oxford police officers, and State Police K-9 teams. Surrounding police departments were made aware of this attempted robbery and provided a description of the suspect.
The suspect is described as a white male white male in his early 20s, 5'4" to 5'6" tall, with a medium to heavy build. The suspect was wearing a red t-shirt, dark shorts with red and white stripes, a white baseball style hat with black lettering and brim, dark high-top sneakers and he had close cut hair.
Anyone with information regarding the attempted burglary or the suspect is asked to call the Oxford Resident Trooper's Office at 203-888-4353 or State Police Troop A at 203-267-2200.
All calls will be kept confidential.
Lt. J. Paul Vance