Police: Waterbury man charged with robbing Wolcott gas station at knifepoint

A Waterbury man was charged Tuesday with using a knife to rob a gas station on Wolcott Road last month, according to police. 

A Waterbury man was charged Tuesday with using a knife to rob a gas station on Wolcott Road last month, according to police. 

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WOLCOTT — A Waterbury man was taken into custody Tuesday after police say he used a knife to rob a gas station in Wolcott last month

Damian Bond, 31, was charged with first-degree armed robbery, fourth-degree larceny and second-degree breach of peace. He appeared in state Superior Court in Waterbury Tuesday and is being held on a $100,000 bond, the Wolcott Police Department said in a Facebook post

The robbery took place on the afternoon of Sept. 8. According to police, the suspect confronted the clerk at the Shell gas station on Wolcott Road with a knife and forced the worker to hand over cash from the register. He then fled the scene in his vehicle. 

After a lengthy investigation, police said detectives identified the suspect as Bond.