Vehicle stolen at gunpoint in Newington

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NEWINGTON, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Newington Police are investigating an armed car theft Saturday evening.

Police responded to the Sunoco gas station on New Britain Avenue, where a group of suspects that pulled up in a red Toyota Prius entered an unoccupied Jeep. The owner of the unoccupied Jeep had entered the Sunoco convenience store.

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When the owner realized his vehicle was being stolen, he ran outside to stop the theft at which time one of the at least three suspects pointed a handgun at the victim, who ran away uninjured.

The stolen Jeep was recovered in the area of 410 Market Street in Hartford.

Suspects in the case have been identified.

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