SWANTON — Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday morning in Swanton.
At about 2:15 a.m., an unknown individual entered the store dressed in black, displayed a hatchet, and a trash bag, and demanded cash and a carton of Marlboros from the clerk.
Police say the suspect fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.
No one was injured.
The suspect is of unknown gender, white, standing between 5 feet 2 inches and 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds, and wearing a black hooded puffy jacket.
Police say the suspect may be connected to two other burglaries in neighboring towns.
Those cases are being investigated by the St. Albans Police Department.
Anyone with possible information regarding this incident is being asked to call 802-524-5993.