Norwalk police probe convenience story burglary

It happened at the Country Convenience store on Newtown Avenue.

It happened at the Country Convenience store on Newtown Avenue. (1/11/16)

NORWALK - Norwalk police are investigating a burglary that happened at a local convenience store early Monday morning.

Investigators say it happened around 12:30 a.m. at the Country Convenience store on Newtown Avenue.

Police say the suspects broke into the business by throwing rocks at the front door, shattering the glass. They say the cash register and cigarette cartons were stolen.

Despite police responding within minutes of the alarm sounding, the suspects had already fled by the time they arrived.

Store owner Vasilios Varvaris says he is still tallying up the damage.

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Anyone with info on the smash-and-grab robbery at Country Convenience store on Newtown Avenue is asked to contact:

- Detective Bell at 203-854-3011 or jbell@norwalkct.org;

- Anonymous tip can be left at Norwalk Police Tip Line at 203-854-3111;

- Anonymous Internet tips can be sent to Norwalk police website;

- Anonymous text tips can be submitted by typing "NPD" into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637)

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