Borough police investigating armed robbery

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Police released this surveillance photo of the suspect in an armed robbery Saturday at the Stop and Save at 168 Spencer St. in Naugatuck. –CONTRIBUTED
Police released this surveillance photo of the suspect in an armed robbery Saturday at the Stop and Save at 168 Spencer St. in Naugatuck. –CONTRIBUTED

NAUGATUCK — A convenience store on Spencer Street was robbed Saturday morning by a knife-wielding suspect.

According to police, a male suspect walked into the Stop and Save at 168 Spencer St. shortly after 9 a.m. The man displayed a knife and threatened the clerk, police said. The man stole an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle parked on Lewis Street. Another suspect was waiting in the car, which was described as a black, foreign vehicle, possibly a Toyota, with a primer colored trunk, police said.

The suspect was described as a white male, between 5 feet, 7 inches tall and 5 feet, 10 inches tall. He was wearing a black, long sleeve shirt, dark long pants, sunglasses and a black, knit hat with a logo on the front, possibly a Carhartt hat. The driver of the get-away car was described as a white male with dark, curly hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Naugatuck Police Department Detective Bureau at (203) 729-7106.