A store employee in Shelton was critically injured after he tried to stop a vehicle that had stolen goods inside.Police were called to the Cumberland Farms on River Road just after 1 a.m. after gettingMore >
A store employee in Shelton was critically injured after he tried to stop suspects from stealing life-size signs of David Hasselhoff, according to police.More >
A 19-year-old man was arrested in connection with a robbery where a store clerk in Shelton was critically injured after the suspects stole life-size signs of David Hasselhoff, police said.Police are searchingMore >
Police released the 911 calls after a robbery where suspects stole life-size signs of David Hasselhoff from a gas station in Shelton and a store clerk was critically injured. More >
SHELTON, CT (WFSB) -
A Milford teenager was arrested for seriously injuring a store clerk during the theft of life-size signs of David Hasselhoff from a gas station in Shelton in August, police said.
According to police, a black SUV pulled into the parking lot of Cumberland Farms during the early morning hours on Aug. 20.
A man got out of the vehicle cut two signs on a light pole with photos of Hasselhoff, who is known for his roles on Night Rider and Baywatch, drinking iced coffee on them.
As a man was putting the signs into the SUV, the unidentified store clerk came out of the gas station and tried to stop the theft, police said.
Police said the SUV sped off and dragged the clerk, who was "spun around and flipped backwards landing on his head."
He was taken to Bridgeport Hospital where he was in critical condition at one point. As of Thursday, the clerk, 36, has been released from the hospital, but continues to recover from his injuries.
Following the theft, Hasselhoff tweeted that the burglary was a tragedy and his thoughts are with the clerk and his family.
Adam Holter, 19, was arrested on Thursday and charged with second-degree assault and second-degree reckless endangerment.
Investigators across the country said that people are stealing big signs with photos Hasselhoff.
Holter was released on a $10,000 bond and is expected to be arraigned at Derby Superior Court on Oct. 24.
Police said no more arrests are expected in this incident.
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David Hasselhoff says he's shocked and saddened after learning that a Connecticut convenience store clerk was critically injured while trying to stop thieves from stealing signs featuring his image. Hasselhoff,More >
David Hasselhoff says he's shocked and saddened after learning that a Connecticut convenience store clerk was critically injured while trying to stop thieves from stealing signs featuring his image.More >