Detectives are seeking help from the public in identifying a man they said was
involved in a possible armed robbery at the Stop and Shop Gas Station on West
Main Street Wednesday night.
Sgt. Darring McKay said around 9 p.m., the man approached an attendant at the
customer pay station near the gas pumps, his hand is his pocket, and told the attendant
that he had a gun before demanding cash. No gun was displayed in the incident.
“The employee was caught off guard but did comply with the suspect,” McKay said
in a press release. “An undetermined amount of cash was taken. The suspect then
fled on foot in an unknown direction.”
The suspect was captured on camera and a photo released by the Meriden Police
Department shown above provides insight into who the male may be.
He is described as being in his mid-30s and standing between 5 feet, 10 inches
tall and 6 feet tall with short, light brown hair and some facial hair. He was
wearing an orange shirt at the time of the incident and is believed to be a
Anyone with information regarding the robbery or who may be able to identify
the suspect is asked to contact Det. Joe Robinson of the Meriden Police
Department Detective Division at (203) 630-6267. Police said all calls will be
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