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Knife-Wielding Milford Man Charged With Robbing 7-Eleven After Chase

Paul Bradley
Paul Bradley Photo Credit: Milford Police Department

MILFORD, Conn. — A 38-year-old man displayed a large knife when he robbed a 7-Eleven in Milford of money in the cash register, two drinks and a pack of cigarettes, Milford police said.  

At about 1:05 a.m. April 28, a man entered the store at 517 Boston Post Road and selected two drinks and a pack of cigarettes, police said. 

Hen then displayed a large knife and told the clerk to give him the money in the register, police said. 

After the clerk put the money in a plastic bag, the suspect fled, police said.

Through video surveillance and an investigation, an arrest warrant was obtained for Paul Bradley, 38, of 1502 New Haven Avenue, Milford, police said.

Later that day, detectives located Bradley in Hamden driving the same vehicle he had used to flee the 7-Eleven, police said. 

Officers began to pursue him, but Bradley failed to stop for marked patrol units, police said. 

The pursuit ended on the Merritt Parkway, where Bradley was taken into custody without further incident, police said. 

Hamden Police and CSP Troop I assisted Milford Police with this arrest.

Bradley is charged with first-degree robbery, fifth-degree larceny, engaging police in pursuit and reckless driving. He was held on $101,000 bond for a May 1 appearance in Milford Court.

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