***UPDATED WITH PHOTOS*** Best Way Convenience Store In Jewett City Held Up at Gun Point
On November 29, 2017 at approximately 6:11 p.m., troopers from Troop E-Montville responded to a reported armed robbery at the Bestway gas station, 211 North Main St in Jewett City.
The store clerk reported that a male suspect entered the store, pointed a black firearm at the clerk and demanded the money from the cash register. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the store on foot and headed south on North Main St. No injuries were reported.
The suspect was described as a Hispanic male approximately 5’10” with a heavy build. The suspect was last seen wearing a red bandanna on his face and a dark-colored hoodie.
Troopers and State Police K9 teams searched the area but did not locate the suspect. Eastern District Major Crime responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.
Anyone who thinks that they may have any information about the armed robbery or who may have any information about the suspect is asked to call detectives at 860-848-6500 or text TIP711 with any information to 274637. All calls and texts will remain confidential.