Willimantic Police Investigating 2 Monday Night Robberies

WILLIMANTIC — Police are investigating two robberies that happened about 10 minutes apart Monday night.

The Shans Mart gas station at 104 Main St. was robbed by two individuals at about 10:50 p.m., police said. An employee told officers that the pair took an undetermined amount of cash and fled.

About 10 minutes later, the Valero gas station at 1440 West Main St. was robbed by the same suspects, police said. Again, the pair fled with an undetermined amount of cash.

Police did not say Tuesday if the crimes were connected to a Sunday night robbery at a Family Dollar Store where a large amount of money was taken.

Police are asking anyone with information about the crimes to call 860-465-3135.

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