Police Say Suspect in Guilford Convenience Store Armed Robbery is now in Custody

The West Haven man charged with the armed robbery of a Guilford Convenience store yesterday, during which he allegedly robbed the clerk at knifepoint, is now in custody after being apprehended Saturday evening.


Anthony Simons, 44, of 353 Center Street, West Haven, was apprehended yesterday evening, Saturday, December 8, by the Guilford Police, along with the Milford and West Haven Police Departments.

Simons is charged with robbing a Guilford Convenience store at 6 AM that same morning. According to police, the suspect allegedly robbed the store clerk at knife point. 

Guilford Police report that the suspect has been charged with robbery in the 1st degree, threatening in the 2nd degree, Larceny in the 6th degree and breach of peace. 

Police say Simons is also a suspect in several other robberies throughout the state.

He remains in custody on a $200,000 bond and will be arraigned in New Haven December 20th, 2012.


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