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Police: 2 Suspects Robbed Tobacco Shop



    Police: 2 Suspects Robbed Tobacco Shop
    NBC Connecticut

    Two suspects are being sought after police say they robbed a tobacco shop in Newington.

    On Thursday at around 6:40 pm, the first suspect entered the Discount Tobacco on Fenn Road and asked the clerk for help with a purchase, according to Newington Police.

    The suspect pulled out a black pistol while the clerk was assisting him and stole money from the cash register. A second suspected entered the store and stole several cartons of cigarettes, police said. 

    One suspect is approximately 6'1" with a thin build and beard and was seen wearing blue jeans, a dark hooded sweatshirt, brown boots, black glasses and a white New York Yankees cap. The second suspect is described as approximately 5'10" with a stocky build wearing blue jeans and a black jacket. 

    Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Det. L. DeSimone at (860) 594-6239.