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New London police searching for convenience store robbery suspect

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Police are searching for the man responsible for threatening a store clerk and robbing a convenience store in New London early Wednesday morning. 

An unidentified man in a green hooded sweatshirt and jeans entered the Sam’s Food Store, located @ 485 Ocean Ave., around midnight. 

During the robbery, police said the man did not show a firearm, but "the store clerk reported that the suspect was holding his right hip as to insinuate he had a weapon." 

The suspect left the store with between $300 to $400 after police said he "threatened the clerk with violence." 

The robbery remains under investigation by the  New London Police Department. Anyone with any information is asked to call the New London Police Department at 860-447-5269, ext. 0 or submit anonymous information via the New London Tips 411 system by texting NLPDTip plus the information to Tip411 (847411).

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