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Police: Two Men Robbed Duo At Gunpoint, Elude Police, Abandon Car

Police report that the robbery happened at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Forest Park Apartments on West Street in Rocky Hill.

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Two people were robbed at gunpoint Thursday night at the Forest Park Apartments on West Street, with the two robbers managing to escape from police in a Volvo SUV.

The Hartford Courant reports that at 11:30 Thursday night, two men robbed two people at gunpoint at Forest Park Apartments in Rocky Hill and then took off in a Volvo SUV. Police responded and chased the car on I-91, but the chase was eventually called off in Glastonbury, according to the newspaper.

The Courant reports that the SUV was found by police abandoned on the side of Route 2. If anyone has any information about the incident, they are urged to call Det. Andrew O'Brien at (860) 258-2748.

WINEGUY51 January 23, 2014 at 07:50 AM
....WOW...now you are investigating what could possibly be dangerous on your own?..{are you related to Zimmerman?}....and you know how solid "hearsay" is in court as well.....right?..
Jaclyn Farnham January 23, 2014 at 09:28 AM
There ain't nothing much going on in this 'hood that we all don't know about. We helped police with info. to end the standoff in Westage over a year ago. Now we have the nursing home for inmates. Many neighbors recognize the Veterans who are active in the community, but we all watch the sex offender registry. We have an email alert, we have a Facebook page, many are Facebook friends and we have many cell phone numbers. This is called block watch, community policing, nosy neighbor.. whatever. Its the right thing to do to keep us all safe.
Jaclyn Farnham January 23, 2014 at 09:29 AM
And I forgot to mention security systems and cameras.
Jaclyn Farnham January 23, 2014 at 09:30 AM
And dogs.
WINEGUY51 January 24, 2014 at 07:12 AM
long ago I lived in that "hood' for 2 years...the owner of Tarragon,has a rap sheet a mile long!.. http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/tarragon-realty-investors-inc-history/ enjoy the read...

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