(Southington, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Southington police are holding a man in connection with an armed robbery in town last month.
Under arrest is 31-year-old Brett Downs.
They say on February 7, downs entered the Kaival Food Mart/Gulf Gas Station on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, brandishing a silver knife.
Police say Downs ordered a clerk to open the store’s cash register by force.
He allegedly made off with $180 and fled on foot.
Downs was taken into custody at his house.
He faces robbery and larceny charges and is being held on $100,000 bond.