Police search for Newington armed robber

NEWINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Newington are looking for a suspect involved in an armed robbery at the Siesta Motel in Newington.

According to police, a man and woman was approached by the suspect as they entered their motel room Thursday morning. The suspect attempted to force the man into the room but he resisted.

That’s when the suspect showed a handgun and demanded him to give him a duffle bag he was carrying. The man gave him the bag and he left on foot.

The victim described the suspect as a black man in his 20’s, approximately 6’0″ to 6’2″ tall with a slender build, with medium length braided hair. He was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and grey sweatpants.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact Officer W. Kornbrath at (860) 666-8445.

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