Police Investigating Armed Robbery in Hartford

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC) - Hartford Police are investigating an armed commercial robbery that occurred on 560 Wethersfield Avenue.

At 7:42 Tuesday evening, police responded to a local Advanced Auto Parts store on the report of an armed robbery.  It was later discovered that a single male suspect armed with what appeared to be a silver colored handgun approached the payment counter and demanded money.

The cashier, along with several other employees, complied with the armed suspect before he fled the business on foot.  The suspect was given an undetermined amount of money.

A K-9 track concluded, but the results were negative.  The Hartford Police Major Crimes Division is investigating the incident and anyone with any information regarding the robbery is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 860-757-4179.