Detectives Seek Witnesses to Preston Gas Station Robbery
On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at approximately 4:19 AM, Troop E troopers responded to a reported armed robbery at the Best Way/Citgo gas station, located at 37 Norwich-Westerly Road, in the Town of Preston. Based on the initial investigation, it was determined that at approximately 4:17 AM, a black male, wearing a dark colored jacket, arrived on foot and entered the store. The male displayed a handgun and demanded money from the store clerk. After approximately one minute, the male fled on foot, and was last seen running eastbound on Norwich-Westerly Road. Anyone who recognizes the individual depicted in the surveillance images or observed the suspect in the area is asked to contact Detective Justin Clachrie at (860)848-6532.