Meriden police have announced a $5,000 reward in the robbery/homicide at the EZ Mart Citgo on East Main Street Wednesday.
Police say a local businessman who wishes to remain anonymous is offering the reqard for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.
A witness told police the clerk on duty at the store had cooperated with the suspect in the 1:30 a.m. holdup, and had given him money before being shot. Police released a security camera image of the suspect.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call Meriden Detective Benoit at (203) 630-6297. Police say the reqard will be given to the individual who provides the most significant information about the suspect and his location.