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    Saturday, October 01, 2022

    Robbery reported at Preston gas station

    State police are seeking this male wearing a dark-colored jacket, pictured in surveillance camera footage, in an armed robbery at the Best Way/Citgo gas station at 37 Norwich-Westerly Road early Tuesday morning, July 19, 2022, in Preston. (Connecticut State Police)
    State police are seeking this male wearing a dark-colored jacket, pictured in surveillance camera footage, in an armed robbery at the Best Way/Citgo gas station at 37 Norwich-Westerly Road early Tuesday morning, July 19, 2022, in Preston. (Connecticut State Police)

    Preston — State Troopers from Troop E responded at 4:19 a.m. Tuesday to an armed robbery at the Best Way/Citgo gas station at 37 Norwich-Westerly Road, according to a news release.

    Police said that, based on the initial investigation, a male wearing a dark-colored jacket arrived on foot at 4:17 a.m. and walked into the store. He showed a handgun and demanded money from the store clerk.

    After about a minute, the suspect fled and was last seen running east on Norwich-Westerly Road, police said.

    Anyone who recognizes the person depicted in the surveillance camera images or spotted the suspect in the area is asked to contact Detective Justin Clachrie at (860) 848-6532.

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