Police investigate attempted armed robbery in West Haven

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Police in West Haven are investigating an attempted armed robbery at a Dunkin Donuts in West Haven.

It happened early Thursday morning at the Dunkin Donuts on Derby Avenue.

Police said two male suspects went into the restaurant with masks and guns and demanded cash from the register.

Officials said the suspects were able to get away with a cell phone, but no cash.

No one was injured, police said.

Officials told Eyewitness News they believe this incident could be related to an attempted armed robbery at a Dunkin Donuts in New Haven earlier in the night.

That incident happened at the Dunkin Donuts on Kimberly Avenue. Police said an employee was shot in the lower back but is expected to recover.  

Both incidents remain under investigation by police.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to call New Haven and West Haven police.

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