Ansonia police release photos of alleged armed robbery suspect
ANSONIA — Police on Thursday released photos of one of the suspects and the vehicle used in an armed robbery earlier this week.
The robbery happened at the S & A Mart at 95 Division St. around 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday, according to police.
Police said two males, one armed with a handgun, went into the store and demanded the employee to turn over all the money in the register. The suspects fled with several hundred dollars and items from the store.
One suspect — the one who police said they released photos of Thursday — was described as tall and thin, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, gray pants, black face mask and carrying a black handgun.
The other suspect was described as a man of medium height and weight, wearing a tan and camouflage hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black face mask.
The vehicle used was described as a light-colored, large sport utility vehicle.
Last week, there was another armed robbery of a market on Wakelee Avenue.
The suspects, armed with guns, went inside Wakelee Mart and demanded the employee turn over all the money in the register, police said. The suspects made off with several hundred dollars, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call 203-735-1885. Anonymous tips can also be left online through TIP411 at tip411.com/tips/new?alert_group_id=21553.