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Bethel Police Investigate Strong-Arm Robbery

Police are looking for this man in connection with a strong-arm robbery Wednesday night at a store in Bethel.
Police are looking for this man in connection with a strong-arm robbery Wednesday night at a store in Bethel. Photo Credit: Bethel Police Department on Facebook

BETHEL, Conn. -- The Bethel Police Department is investigating a strong-arm robbery that occurred at a store Wednesday night in which the crook lunged over the counter, forced an employee away from the register, and took several hundred dollars from the drawer, according to police.

The suspect in the attached photo appears to be white and wearing a "Petro Oil" sweatshirt, black winter hat, and boots. The suspect's arm appeared to be recently injured and was wrapped in an ace bandage, police said.

The incident took place at around 9:30 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Tom Schretzenmayer of the Bethel Police Department at (203) 744-7900 or email him at tschretzenmayer@bethelpd.com

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