According to police, on Dec. 27 just after 12 midnight, the suspect entered the Henny Penny located at 273 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike and browsed for several minutes before going behind the counter and displaying a knife or a tool. The suspect then allegedly pushed the clerk, pried open the cash register, and took cash before leaving the scene.
Officials say a light-colored sedan was seen fleeing the area.
Officers say the same suspect returned to the store on Dec. 31 around 3 a.m. and demanded cash and cigarettes from the clerk before fleeing on foot.
According to police, the suspect is a white man with green eyes and a gray goatee who stands around six feet tall and has a stocky build. He is believed to be between 30 and 40-years-old and he may have facial scars.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call police at 860-378-1647.