This article was published on: 01/11/17 3:12 PM by Mike Minarsky


Canterbury, Connecticut: On January 10, 2016 at approximately 11:55 p.m., Troopers from Troop D in Danielson responded to an active robbery at the Cumberland Farms convenient store located at 188 Westminster Road in Canterbury. Upon arrival it was learned that a white male suspect wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a black jacket, dark colored pants and shoes, wearing a white ski hat with a black scarf covering his face, approximately 6’1″ to 6’4” in height; walked up to the clerk who was standing outside of the store. The clerk stated that he turned and the suspect came up behind him placing a hard object into his back and demanded the money from the store. The clerk complied and took the money out of the register and safe placing it into a black duffle bag. The suspect then asked where they stored the cigarettes at which time the clerk lead the suspect into a storage area where the suspect filled large garbage bags with cigarettes. The suspect exited from a side door located on the West side of the building, leaving in an unknown direction. The Connecticut State Police ask that anyone with information please contact Detective Bavosi of Eastern District Major Crimes at Troop DDanielson at (860)779-4900 or text “TIP711 + the information you have” to 274637.

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