The Southington Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at Queen Street Liquor, 1079 Queen Street, at 6:46 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29. According to a press release from the police department, the store clerk reported the store was robbed by an unknown male suspect who displayed a gun. The suspect was last seen running behind the building.
The male suspect appeared to be approximately 5’8″-5’10” and slender. He was wearing blue jeans, a black zip-up hooded sweatshirt, and black gloves. A white mask, which appeared to be a bandanna, covered his most of his face, obscuring his nose, mouth, and neck area. The suspect was wearing the hood of his sweatshirt over his head and no other personal characteristics were observed. At this time the race of the suspect is unknown.
A Southington Police Department K-9 Unit conducted a track in the area, and the track ended in the College Ave. / Butler Ave. neighborhood. It was reported that between $500 and $600 in cash was taken during the robbery.
Anyone who may have information or who may have witnessed something suspicious in this area is asked to contact Det. Mark Beal @ 860-378-1645 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org .