Thief steals car from Naugatuck gas station 


NAUGATUCK — A thief made off with a 2015 black Audi A5 in broad daylight Tuesday while the victim filled the car up with gas at the Cumberland Farms on North Main Street.

Police said the car theft occurred at about 5:50 p.m. Surveillance footage shows the victim in a yellow shirt filling up the car as an unknown suspect enters Audi through the driver’s side door. The suspect takes off with the car when the victim is finished pumping gas. The license plate of the stolen car is AU23947, police said.

Police believe a newer model white Lexus, which is shown in the footage leaving the gas station, was involved in the incident, too.

Police asked anyone with information to contact the Naugatuck Police Department at 203-729-5221.