Masked bandit hits Chinese buffet in Putnam - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Masked bandit hits Chinese buffet in Putnam

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PUTNAM, CT (WFSB) -

A masked man stole money from a Chinese restaurant in Putnam over the weekend.

Police said the man entered the Empire Buffet on Providence Pike just after 3:45 p.m. on Sunday.

He went to the cash register, took an unknown amount of cash and fled.

He left in a gray-colored 2013 Toyota Venza with Massachusetts registration 3LHH986, according to police.

They also said the vehicle itself is stolen.

Anyone who sees the vehicle is asked to contact state police or a local police department.

Eyewitnesses who may have seen the incident are asked to contact state police at 860-779-4900.

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