Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Police released this surveillance photo of man they say robbed the Gamestop at 799 New Haven Road in Naugatuck Thursday night. –CONTRIBUTED

NAUGATUCK — Police are looking for a man they say committed an armed robbery at a Gamestop store in the borough.

Police said officers were called to the Gamestop at 799 New Haven Road at about 7:45 p.m. Thursday for a reported armed robbery. The suspect, described as a Middle Eastern male in his mid to early 30s, entered the store and took cash after displaying a handgun, police said.

The suspect is described as being between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall, and 140 pounds.

Police asked anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the Naugatuck Police Department at 203-729-5221 or the department’s confidential tip line at 203-720-1010.