Two teens arrested for North Stonington truck stop robbery

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NORTH STONINGTON – State police say that Christopher Devin Hilbert, 19, of Stonington, and a 17-year-old juvenile male robbed the American Auto Truck on Clark Falls Road in North Stonington on Wednesday, July 15.

The two suspects were wearing dark-colored clothing and hooded sweatshirts and entered the rear door of the truck stop, according to police.

One suspect was armed with a gun and the other suspect was armed with a knife. They held up the store clerks and left with over $300.

On Thursday, August 27, police found the 17-year-old suspect and took him into custody. The next day, police found and arrested Hilbert.

The juvenile suspect was charged with second-degree robbery and fifth-degree larceny and was being held on $350,000 pending an appearance in New London Superior Court.

Hilbert was charged with first-degree robbery and fifth-degree larceny. He was being held on $550,000 pending his appearance in New London Superior Court.