New London police are looking for a man they say robbed the Sunshine Convenience Store on Broad Street at knifepoint today.
According to a release from Deputy Chief Peter Reichard, at 12:39 this afternoon a man entered the convenience store, located at 84 Broad St., and approached the counter, brandishing a knife. The suspect demanded — and received — money from the clerk, then fled the scene on foot eastbound on Broad toward Hempstead Street with an undetermined amount of cash. The clerk was not hurt.
According to police, the suspect is a white man in his 20s between 5 foot, 3 inches and 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing about 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray zip-up hoodie.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the New London Police Department at 860-447-1481. All calls will remain confidential.