Police arrest 2 men after grocery store robbery, chase

Police say a robbery at West Main Grocery Store in Stamford led to a chase ending in an arrest in Norwalk.

Police say a robbery at West Main Grocery Store in Stamford led to a chase ending in an arrest in Norwalk. (7/1/15)

STAMFORD - Police say a robbery at West Main Grocery Store in Stamford led to a chase that ended in Norwalk.

Shop owner Sitnaath Dhar says an armed man walked into his store at around 10 a.m. Wednesday, demanded cigarettes and money and then took off down the street.

Officers say they caught up with the suspect, 40-year-old Francis Manigault, just a couple blocks away.

Police say another suspect was also involved. Officers say they arrested 19-year-old Tajah Dash in Norwalk after Dash led them on a chase in a rented car.

Dhar says he's been robbed four times at gunpoint in the 12 years he's owned the shop.

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