Ansonia police: 2 men sought in armed robbery of market
ANSONIA — Two men held up a market on Division Street Tuesday night, escaping with several hundred dollars and store merchandise, police said.
It was the second armed robbery of an Ansonia market in less than a week.
Lt. Patrick Lynch said police received a report of an armed robbery at the S&A Mart at 6:50 p.m.
Lynch said two males, one armed with a handgun, entered the store and demanded the employee to turn over all the money in the register.
One suspect was described as tall and thin wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, gray pants, black face mask and carrying a black handgun. The other was of medium height and weight wearing a tan and camouflage hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black face mask.
After taking cash and store merchandise, the suspects ran toward Wakelee Avenue, Lynch said.
Last Thursday, there was another armed robbery of a market on Wakelee Avenue.
The suspects, armed with guns, went into Wakelee Mart and demanded the employee turn over all the money in the register, police said. The suspects made off with several hundred dollars, Lynch said.
During the robbery, one of the suspects struck the employee in the head, Lynch said.
The employee suffered a minor injury and declined medical attention, Lynch said.
The department is asking anyone with information to please contact 203-735-1885 or tips can be left anonymously through TIP 411 at the link here.