Newington Police Look For Armed Robber

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NEWINGTON — Police are asking for the public’s help in solving an armed robbery Sunday night.

No one was injured in the holdup, which happened about 9:50 p.m. at the Shell gas station, 1593 Southeast Road, police said. The robber, who had a gun, left with an undisclosed amount of money.

A police dog followed his scent to a nearby shopping plaza.

He was about 6 feet tall and was wearing a gray, short-sleeved shirt with a collar, black pants, a black face mask and black gloves, police said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the police department at 860-666-8445 and refer to case number I20132746.

By Christine Dempsey, Hartford Courant

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