Man sought by New London police for attempted armed robbery

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are looking for the man who attempted to rob a New London gas station at gunpoint on Saturday night.

Police responded to an attempted armed robbery at Sonoco Gas Station at 715 Coleman Street around 7:50 p.m. They say a white male entered the gas station and waited for all the customers to leave before approaching the clerk and displaying a handgun. The suspect then demanded money but when he was unable to get it, he fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male with an unshaven face, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, yellow gloves and sunglasses.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact New London police at 860-447-5281.

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