Identification needed in Cumberland Farms robbery

Shelton police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the man who law enforcement says robbed the Cumberland Farms store, located at 819 River Road, at 12:20 a.m. on Dec. 20.

Police said the man asked the store clerk for two cartons of cigarettes. When the clerk retrieved the cigarettes, police said the man grabbed them and a physical altercation occurred between the two individuals.

Police said the suspect was able to overpower the clerk and fled on foot with the cigarettes. Anyone who can identify the man or has information on this incident can contact the Shelton Police Department at 203-924-1544. All calls will be kept confidential.