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PD: Two men sought after robbery at Discount Tobacco

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NEWINGTON, CT (WFSB) -

Newington police are asking for the public’s help in locating two men accused of a robbery at Discount Tobacco.

Police said the robbery happened a little after 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Discount Tobacco on Fenn Road.

While one suspect was reportedly trying to purchase an item, he then displayed a handgun and stole money from the cash register.

Police said a second suspect then entered the store and stole several cartons of cigarettes.

The clerk described the first suspect as being about 6’1” tall, with a thin build and a beard, wearing blue jeans, a dark-hooded sweatshirt, brown boots, a white baseball hat displaying the New York Yankees logo, and black framed glasses.

The second male suspect was described as being about 5’10” tall with a stocky build.  He was wearing blue jeans and a black jacket which may have had a hood attached, police said.

The suspects fled running north.

Anyone with information should contact police at (860) 594-6239.

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