Police investigating robbery in Chaplin

(Photo: Connecticut State Police)

CHAPLIN, Conn. (WTNH) — A Stop & Go convenience store in Chaplin was robbed on Thursday, August 4th.

Police responded to the reported robbery in progress at 17 Willimantic Road at 6:30 a.m.

According to the store clerk, a bearded, stocky white male, approximately 5’8” to 5’11” tall, entered the store. The suspect was wearing sunglasses, a black long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans, black sneakers and a black knit skull cap. He walked to the counter and asked for money in the cash register. The clerk also added that the suspect implied he had a weapon, although he failed to reveal one. He then asked again for money in the cash register.

Police report that the suspect only fled the scene after being given an undisclosed amount of money. They also say that he left the area on a green sport-style motorcycle that was going westbound on Route 6.

While investigating the Stop & Go, police learned that the store next door to the Stop & Go, the Bach Dor Café, was broken into overnight. Both scenes are still under investigation.

Police asks anyone with information, regarding both the robbery and the break-in or the identity or whereabouts of the suspect, to contact state police detectives at 860-799-4900 or text TIP711 with the information to 274637.

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