Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
June 30, 2011
State Police Investigate Attempted Burglary

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.

attempted robbery suspect        Attempted burglary suspect


Lt. J. Paul Vance