Police investigate armed robbery at Nature’s Grocer in Vernon - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Police investigate armed robbery at Nature’s Grocer in Vernon

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Police investigate strong-armed robbery in Vernon. (WFSB) Police investigate strong-armed robbery in Vernon. (WFSB)
Police released this photo of the possible suspect in an armed robbery at Nature’s Grocer. (Vernon Police Department) Police released this photo of the possible suspect in an armed robbery at Nature’s Grocer. (Vernon Police Department)
VERNON, CT (WFSB) -

Police are searching for the suspect involved in a strong-armed robbery at a market/bakery in Vernon on Thursday morning.

The robbery was reported at Nature’s Grocer on East Street around 11 a.m.

Police said the suspect implied that they had a gun before fleeing the scene.  

A nearby elementary school was placed in lockdown while the police searched the area.

The suspect is being described as a man in his early 30's and believed to be 6’ with a thin build, red hair, and facial hair. Police said the man had tattoos on both arms and was wearing a black hat with an American flag.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Vernon Police Department at 860-872-9126. All tips will be kept anonymous. 

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