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Stratford Men Charged with Shelton Armed Robbery

The following arrest information was supplied by the Shelton Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Two Stratford men were arrested Sunday in connection with an armed robbery that happened Friday night at a Shelton convenience store, police said.

Police said a black male at about 7:50 p.m. Friday fired one shot before fleeing the Buck Stop Convenience Store at 429 Shelton Ave. with cash from the register.

The clerk was not injured in the incident, police said.

Police said the suspects were apprehended after three search warrants were executed Sunday at three Stratford residences. Police said in the bedrooms of the following suspects, they found loaded handguns, ammunition, over a pound of marijuana and a small amount of cocaine.

George Siler, 21, of 943 Success Ave., Stratford, was charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm, as well as first-degree robbery, criminal possession of a firearm, fourth-degree larceny, illegal possession of cocaine and other charges.

Anthony Parowski, 24, of 45 Marsh Way, Stratford, was charged with first-degree robbery, fourth-degree larceny, criminal possession of a firearm (2 counts), possession of marijuana with intent to sell and other charges.

Siler was held on $360,000 bond and Parowski was held on $650,000 bond, police said. Both will be arraigned Monday in Derby Superior Court.

Questions about this police report may be directed to jason.bagley@patch.com.

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