Southington man charged in November North Haven liquor store robbery

Southington man charged in November North Haven liquor store robbery



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NORTH HAVEN — A Southington man has been charged in a November robbery of a State Street liquor store.

Jeff Bell, 36, of Southington, was charged Wednesday with first-degree robbery and sixth-degree larceny. His bond was set at $150,000.

On Nov. 25, a masked man entered Wine Merchants on State Street with a large knife, Capt. Kevin Glenn said in a statement. The man went behind the counter where two employees were standing, took $900 from the cash register and fled on foot.

Police later identified the man as Bell and obtained a search warrant for his apartment, Glenn said. Authorities were granted an arrest warrant for Bell Wednesday and took him into custody.

blipiner@record-journal.com

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