New London Police investigate after strong armed robbery

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NEW LONDON — New London Police Department received a call around 8:16 p.m. Friday Night from the Shanghai Garden Restaurant on Broad Street, reporting a robbery of one of their employees during a food delivery.

The incident was believed to have occurred around 8:00 p.m. in the area of Bishop Court.

Food and a cellphone were taken from the victim. The victim said they were robbed the three or four Hispanic or African American men of various sizes.

Although the victim did not report a weapon being used, they were struck multiple times I the head and face area by the suspects. Their injuries were non-life threatening but they did received medical treatment afterwards.

The area was searched for evidence and witnesses by officers, and leads are being followed.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the New London Police Department’s Detective Division at 860-447-1481 or anonymous information can be submitted via the New London Tips 411 system.