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Have You Seen Him? Stratford Police Seek Machete-Wielding Bandit

Stratford police are searching for this man.
Stratford police are searching for this man. Photo Credit: Stratford Police Department
Stratford police are searching for this man.
Stratford police are searching for this man. Photo Credit: Stratford Police Department

STRATFORD, Conn. — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who brandished a machete and stole about $800 from a Barnum Avenue store Monday.

At around 12:18 a.m., officers responded to the 24/7 Express for a robbery, police said.

Armed with the machete, the suspect was described as a white or Hispanic male, about 5’3,” in his 20s or 30s.

He was wearing an army green zip-up hoodie, blue jeans, black sneakers, sunglasses and a furry tan “trapper-style” hat with earflaps.

No one was injured in the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect should contact the Detective Bureau at 203-385-4141 orjlegen@townofstratford.com.

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