Police: Burglaries in Milford, Monroe and Newtown may be connected

Police say they are looking into whether there may be a connection between three recent burglaries in southwestern Connecticut. The burglaries took place in Milford,

The burglaries took place in Milford, Monroe and Newtown on Friday and Saturday.

The burglaries took place in Milford, Monroe and Newtown on Friday and Saturday. (1/6/14)

MILFORD - Police say they are looking into whether there may be a connection between three recent burglaries in southwestern Connecticut.

The first incident happened at the Mobil station on Plains Road in Milford Friday night. Police say the suspect grabbed around $150 from the register and several packs of cigarettes. Officers arrived to find shattered windows and a smashed cash register.

Three hours later, police say a similar burglary took place a few miles away in Monroe. A window at the Stop and Go was smashed in at around 1 a.m. Saturday. An employee told News 12 Connecticut that money and packs of cigarettes were missing.

Police in Newtown are also searching for clues after a Shell gas station was burglarized at around 3 a.m. The station's windows were smashed in and cigarettes were stolen.

Investigators haven't released a description of a suspect. 

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Milford Police Department : 203-874-2366

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