NEWINGTON, Conn. (WTNH)- The Newington Police Department responded to two reports of armed robberies at local businesses over the weekend.
On 02/07/2015 at approximately 9:14pm police went to the Family Dollar on 733 New Britain Avenue for a robbery that had just occurred. The clerk had been robbed at gunpoint by a white male with blonde colored hair, wearing a long grey or tan coat, baseball cap, and ski mask with a black colored handgun. The suspect got an undisclosed amount of money and was seen leaving the area in a dark colored sedan.
On 02/08/2015 at approximately 6:18pm officers went to an armed robbery at Target, located at 3265 Berlin Turnpike. The suspect is a white male, possibly in his early 50’s, with long white/light brown hair, full mustache and slight beard. The suspect was wearing a sweatshirt and jeans, with a baseball cap under the hood of the sweatshirt. A handgun was displayed. The suspect got an undisclosed amount of money before exiting the store and was last seen getting into a dark colored mid-size sedan.
Anyone with information regarding either of these cases is requested to contact Detective Shannon Gonzalez at 860-594-6217.