Arraignment today for suspect in Norwich liquor store robbery
NORWICH – A man is being held in custody following a reported robbery at Amazing Liquor Store on Sunday, Oct. 19.
Police say a lone white male entered the store, threatened the clerk with a firearm and demanded money from the register. The suspect then fled on foot towards Dunham Street with an undisclosed amount of money.
After conducting a thorough investigation, the Norwich Police Detective Division developed a suspect. A search and seizure warrant was executed at the home of Christopher J Griswold, 34, of Norwich, and items from the robbery were discovered.
Griswold was arrested for Robbery 1st degree, Larceny 6th degree, Threatening 1st degree, and Criminal Use of a Firearm and is being held on a $250,000 cash/surety bond. In addition, Griswold had an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation with an additional court set bond of $250,000.
Griswold is scheduled for arraignment at Norwich Superior Court Tuesday, Oct. 21.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Norwich Police anonymous tip-line (860) 886-5561 extension 500.
All calls will be kept confidential.