Armed robbery at Willimantic gas station

This man held up the Cumberland Farms on Main Street in Willimantic (Photo supplied by Willimantic Police)
This man held up the Cumberland Farms on Main Street in Willimantic (Photo supplied by Willimantic Police)
This man held up the Cumberland Farms on Main Street in Willimantic (Photo supplied by Willimantic Police)

Willimantic, Conn. (WTNH) — Willimantic police are investigating an overnight armed robbery at the Cumberland Farms convenience store on Main Street.

The robbery occurred just before 2:00 am. The clerk told police that a lone male entered the store armed with a handgun, and demanded cash. While the robber was taking the cash, the clerk triggered a silent alarm. The thief got away with an undisclosed amount of cash, and fled on foot. The clerk was not injured.

The robber is described as being “short”. He was wearing jeans, a black hooded style jacket, and was wearing a white bandana style mask to cover his face.

If you have any information regarding this robbery you’re asked to call the WIllimantic Police Department at 860-465-3135. All calls and supplied information will be kept confidential.

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