Norwich man arrested in gas station robbery

Eric Begin (Photo: Norwich Police)


NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Norwich have made an arrest in a Monday night armed robbery.

Detectives arrested 41-year-old Eric S. Begin on robbery, larceny, and weapons charges.

Begin allegedly robbed the Shell Gas Station at 170 Taftville-Occum Road just before 10:00 p.m. Monday. Police say Begin held the gas station clerk at gunpoint and stole several hundred dollars before fleeing in a waiting vehicle. No injuries were reported.

Begin was held on a $100,000 bond. He appeared in Norwich Superior Court Thursday, where his case was continued to a later date.