Bridgeport police looking for armed robbery suspect

Police are looking for a man responsible for an armed robbery at a Bridgeport market Monday (Surveillance picture provided by the City of Bridgeport)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A Bridgeport market was robbed late Monday afternoon.

According to police, the suspect entered the D.R. Retail Market at 730 Maplewood Avenue around 5:30 p.m., pulled out a gun and demanded money. The cashier gave the suspect cash from the register. The suspect then fled south on Colorado Avenue then west on Denver Court.

Police officers were unable to find the suspect when they arrived, but describe him as a slender black male, approximately 6’0″ tall. Police say he was wearing a Buffalo Bills hat, a black shirt, and gray sweatpants at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information on this incident should call the Bridgeport Detective Bureau at (203) 581-5201.

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