State police investigate attempted armed robbery in Thompson
THOMPSON – Police are on the lookout for a man who tried to rob a Thompson store at knifepoint.
On Sunday just before 8 a.m. state police responded to Bud’s Country Store on Quinabaug Road in Thompson for a reported attempted armed robbery.
The store clerk told police that he was working at the counter when a man wearing a black mask over his face walked into the store. The man showed a knife and demanded money.
He chased the robber from the store and the robber ran to a black car parked a few yards north on Route 131 and took off north into Dudley, Mass.
The suspect was described as a thin, white male, believed to be in his early 20s and between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with white hood strings, ripped blue jeans with a long belt, and dark-colored sneakers with white outlined soles.
He didn’t get away with any money, said police.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Bavosi at 860-779-4943 or Troop D at 860-779-4900. All calls will be kept confidential.