Police seek gas station robbery suspect

Police are searching for a suspect in a reported armed robbery at Gene's Automotive, 6567 Main Street. According to witnesses, a light skinned black male, about 6 feet tall and wearing dark clothing, entered the service station about 4:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Once inside the suspect displayed a handgun and instructed the attendant to empty the cash registers. The suspect fled with an unknown amount of cash and drove away in a waiting vehicle.

Police are reviewing video surveillance footage of the incident. There were no injuries and none of the customers were threatened by the suspect. According to the Trumbull Police Detective Bureau there have been similar incidents in other towns and the incidents may be related.

Witnesses are asked to contact the Detective Bureau at 203-261-3665.