Griswold man accused of robbery with knife
Griswold - A Griswold man was arrested Thursday after state police said he used a “dangerous instrument” to rob another man of prescription drugs and money.
Jeffrey Mumford, 30, was charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree threatening, breach of peace and sixth-degree larceny.
Mumford posted a $75,000 bond and is scheduled to appear July 31 in Norwich Superior Court.
Police said at about 3:59 a.m. Thursday they responded to the area of 111 Main St. in Jewett City for a report of a robbery. The victim told police that Mumford threatened him before taking $340, drugs and a pocket knife.
Detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Unit at Troop E assisted in the investigation.
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Two men were involved in a verbal altercation that later became physical.
Dezmond Spaulding, 16, is described as a Hispanic male with red hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 125 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hat with red trim, a red tank top, gray sweatpants and maroon sneakers.
Police are seeking the public's help in locating Craig Cross, described as a black male with black hair and brown eyes, 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing 210 pounds. Police did not provide a description of his clothing.