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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