Attempted Armed Robberies
This article was published on: 04/21/17 11:54 PM by Mike Minarsky
“Mansfield, CT. (April 21, 2017): State Police detectives from Eastern District Major Crime are investigating an armed robbery and an attempted armed robbery that occurred this morning. On April 21, 2017 at approximately 8:40 a.m., troopers from Troop C-Tolland responded to the Mobil Gas Station located at 9 Stafford Rd. in Mansfield, CT. for a reported attempted robbery. A store clerk reported that a Hispanic male, approximately 5’10” tall entered the store, displayed a hand gun and attempted to rob the store. After the store clerk refused to give the suspect any money he fled the store in an unknown direction. There were no injuries reported. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’10” tall wearing a black winter coat with a hood, grey sweat pants and white sneakers. His face was covered with a blue and white bandana. Anyone who thinks they may have any information regarding the attempted robbery or the suspect identity is asked to call detectives at 860-896-3236 or text TIP711 with any information to 274637. All calls/texts will remain confidential.
N. Windham, CT. (April 21, 2017): On April 21, 2017 at approximately 9:00 a.m., troopers from Troop K-Colchester responded to the Subway restaurant located at 361 Boston Post Rd. in N. Windham, CT. for a reported armed robbery. The store clerk reported that a male suspect entered the store, implied he had a weapon, and demanded money from the cash register. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money the suspect fled Subway in a westerly direction. There were no reported injuries. The suspect is described as a white male with a dark complexion, approximately 5’10” tall and a medium build wearing dark-colored hooded bulky winter jacket, a black and white bandana covering his face, grey sweatpants and dark-colored gloves.This suspect matched the description of the suspect from the Mobil Gas Station attempted armed robbery approximately 20 minutes earlier. State Police detectives from Eastern District Major Crime responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. The suspect in both the Mansfield attempted robbery and the North Windham armed robbery are believed to be the same person.
Anyone who thinks they may have any information regarding the armed robbery or the suspect identity is asked to call detectives at 860-465-5469 or text TIP711 with any information to 274637. All calls/texts will remain confidential.”
Source: CSP 4/21/17