Groton police make arrest in Subway store robbery

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Groton police have made an arrest in connection with the robbery of a Subway sandwich shop on Route 12 Monday morning.

Just before 9:30 a.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Subway at 282 Route 12. Police said a white male entered the story, handed the employee a note, and verbally demanded money. The worker complied, and the man fled on foot southbound on North Pleasant Valley Road with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was hurt in the robbery.

Officers searched the area and interviewed multiple witnesses. Troopers from State Police Troop E, along with officers from the New London police, and a canine unit from the Westerly Rhode Island police all assisted to locate the suspect.

During their investigation police determined that a man matching the robber’s description had gotten into a taxi cab after the robbery. Officers located 25-year-old Ted Woodhouse in New London, and took him into custody.

Woodhouse is facing multiple charges, including robbery, threatening, larceny, and drug possession. No further details were made available.

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