Manchester Police are searching for an armed male who robbed a Getty gas station on Tolland Turnpike Friday night.
According to police, the robbery occurred at approximately 9:20 p.m. Friday when a “light-skinned black male” displayed a silver automatic handgun and demanded money from the clerk.
Police said the suspect then went behind the register and also took an unknown quantity of Newport cigarettes.
Police described the suspect as “a light skin black male wearing a red sweatshirt, black pants and carrying a red and black gym type bag.”
The suspect was also wearing green or blue gloves and fled on foot east on Tolland Turnpike towards the Baymount Inn possibly to a waiting vehicle, according to police. Witnesses also described a black car, possibly a Ford Taurus, leaving the site immediately after the robbery.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Manchester Police at 860-645-5510.