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Man tries to steal tablets from South Windsor store

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A man tried steal tablets from a store in South Windsor on Monday. (South Windsor police photos) A man tried steal tablets from a store in South Windsor on Monday. (South Windsor police photos)
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT (WFSB) -

A man tried to steal several tablet computers from a store in South Windsor on Monday.

According to police, the man entered the unidentified store on Buckland Road around 6:30 p.m.

They said employees saw him trying to steal the tablets.

When they tried to stop him, he left and said he had a gun.

However, no weapon was ever shown.

The suspect was described as being in his mid-30s to mid-40s. He wore a black coat, knit hat, a yellow shirt and jeans.

He got into a gray or silver Kia Soul with Pennsylvania registration JHK7252. It is a rental vehicle, police said.

The vehicle was spotted in the Hartford area as recently as Tuesday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Windsor police at 860-644-2551.

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