Sketch released of baseball bat-wielding robber
Updated 5:36 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2012
New Canaan police officers responded to Millport Avenue near Lakeview Avenue for a reported robbery last Wednesday evening.
Around 9:30 p.m., a woman called 911 and reported a person approached her and demanded money as she exited her vehicle. The suspect held a baseball bat and told the victim he would hit her with it if she didn't give him money, according to police.
The victim told the suspect she didn't have any money. The suspect grabbed a bag from the vehicle and ran toward Lakeview Avenue. The bag contained candles valued around $25. The victim was not hurt in the incident.
A police K-9 was called to assist in tracking the suspect, who is described as a white or Hispanic male, 18- to 25-years-old, medium height and approximately 125-150 lbs. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with white lettering and red sweat pants.
The incident is under investigation. New Canaan Police Department asks anyone with information to call 203-594-3500.