Wasteland Gift Shop robbed over weekend

Bristol police are searching for a suspect who robbed the Wasteland Gift Shop on Saturday evening. Police were called to the shop, located at 320 Terryville Rd., just before 6 p.m. on Saturday after an employee said a lone male entered the shop with a semi-automatic handgun and robbed the business, a press release said. The suspect, who is described as being about 6 feet tall and having a slender build and wearing a gray hoodie, black pants and gloves, pointed the handgun at the cashier, a press release said.
The suspect told the cashier to “stand back” and then removed the drawer from the cash register. The suspect fled on foot hearing east toward the First Student Bus Yard, and Bristol police searched the area but were not able to locate the suspect.
The incident remains under investigation, and anyone with information about this incident should contact the Bristol Police at (860)584-3011.