Putnam police search for suspect in liquor store robbery

PUTNAM, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are searching for a lone suspect who stole money from a Putnam liquor store on Tuesday.

At about 7:30 Tuesday night, Putnam police received reports of a man who entered Sunny’s Discount Liquors on Mechanics Street, and fled with an unspecified amount of cash.

Additionally, the man flaunted the fact that he was carrying a knife during the incident.

The suspect is described as a thin, white man in his late 40’s or 50’s. He was dressed in black, including black gloves, with a blue beanie style hat.

The suspect took off in a vehicle heading towards the town of Thompson. Police say he was driving either a 1990’s Dodge or Plymouth Caravan with a spare tire on the front passenger side of the car.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Putnam Police Department at 860-928-6565.

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