East Hartford police searching for robbery suspect

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– The East Hartford police department is currently searching for a suspect in an armed robbery.

According to police, the suspect entered the Sunoco gas station on Silver Lane shortly after 1 AM Monday. Police say the man displayed a revolver and demanded money.

Police say the suspect then fled on foot after taking an undetermined amount of money. Officers began to search for the suspect with a K-9 unit, but the search was unsuccessful. No one was injured during the robbery.

Police tell News 8 the suspect is described as a thin, tall black male, and was wearing a hoodie at the time of the robbery. If you have any information, you are asked to call East Hartford police at 860-528-4401.

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