Arrest Made In Shoreline Robbery, Shootout

State Police arrested Sebastian Award, 24, of Deep River Saturday, following last week’s armed robbery at the Days Inn in Old Saybrook. The incident turned into a police chase, and ultimately an exchange of gunfire in Westbrook that killed one suspect and sent a State Trooper to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

Award was served the arrest warrant at Hartford Hospital where he is recovering from his injuries and remains under guard.

He faces a slew of charges including two counts of Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder, Assault on a Police Officer, and two counts of First Degree Robbery. He is being held on $1.5 million bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Monday if he is discharged from the hospital.


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