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Ice Cream Man Robbed at Gunpoint

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Hartford Police are looking for the man who robbed an ice cream vendor at the Mary Shepard Place public housing complex Tuesday afternoon. Shortly before 3:00 p.m., police say the suspect approached the vendor and asked for two ice creams and as they were being prepared, produced a gun and demanded all of the vendor’s belongings.

The suspect fled with credit cards, a small amount of cash, and a vendor’s identification.

The victim describes the suspect to police as a black male, between the ages of 20 and 30, 5’8″ tall, 140 pounds, with short black hair and a bushy beard on his chin.

Anyone with information on the robbery is urged to call Hartford Police at 860-722-8477.

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