Foster police: Man tried to rob gas station with nail gun

Foster police: Man tried to rob gas station with nail gun

The Foster Police Department is investigating after a man used a nail gun to try to rob the Star Petro gas station on Danielson Pike on Monday.

The suspect entered Star Petro and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect pointed what appeared to be a Ramset nail gun while demanding the money.

The suspect is described as a heavier white male, approximately 60 years old, with white hair and a white goatee. Police say he also walked with a waddle. The suspect was wearing a blue baseball hat, a tan jacket, a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and glasses.

The suspect vehicle was described as an older dark Chevy SUV with unknown Connecticut registration plates.

Anyone who may know the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Foster Police Department at 401-397-3317, Patrolman Kitson at MKitson@Fosterpd.com, or Patrolman Domingos at TDomingos@FosterPD.com.