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Armed robbery in Bloomfield under investigation

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Police are looking for the man responsible for an armed robbery at a store in Bloomfield on Tuesday afternoon.

The armed robbery took place at the Kim’s Gift Shop,which is inside the Copaco Shopping Center, at 297 Cottage Grove Rd. around 12:15 p.m.  Police said during the robbery, the man displayed a hand gun. 

Police said the unidentified man took around $400 with two trays of diamond and gold rings from a nearby jewelry case. The suspect fled on foot with a brown shopping bag. 

Police said he was likely traveling southbound toward Hartford.  

The suspect was wearing dark pants, black sneakers, a red hooded-sweatshirt and purple latex gloves.

Anyone with any information about the armed robbery is asked to call the Bloomfield Police Department at 860-242-5501. 

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