Police were pulled away from Sundays St. Patrick's Day Parade by reports of an armed robbery at the Radio Shack in the Riverside Common shopping area on E. Putnam Avenue.
A lone black male wearing a face mask went into the store just after 3 p.m. and showed a handgun, the police reported. The suspect demanded money and ordered employees into a backroom. No one was injured, and the suspect fled with a small amount of cash.
The suspect was described as being average weight and height and wearing a gray sweatshirt with a white T-shirt underneath and blue jeans. He got into a green Audi A6 with Delaware plates. Police are asking anyone with information regarding the robbery to call the Department's tip line at (203) 622-3333.
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