Police search for suspect in convenience store robbery in New London

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A convenience store clerk chased a suspect from his building after an attempted robbery Thursday night.

According to police, a man entered the Galaxy Convenience Store on Montauk Avenue around 7 p.m. and demanded from the clerk.

However, the clerk was able to chase the suspect from the store. During the chase, the suspect fell hard, police said.

After police were called, officers searched the surrounding area with a K9 and were able to locate evidence, but not the suspect.

The robbery remains under investigation by the New London Police Department. Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 860-447-1481. All calls will be confidential.

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