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Police arrest man who brandishes hand saw in robbery

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Police in West Haven have apprehended Michael Peterson of West Haven after police say he brandished a hand saw in a attempt to rob a store early Sunday morning.

Sunday afternoon West Haven Police along with CT State Police apprehended Peterson at a home on Front Ave.

Police tell Eyewitness News that Peterson entered the Sam's Food Mart on Campbell Ave. on Sunday morning and brandished a hand saw and threatened the clerk.

Peterson was able to get away with the cash register.

Officers began to pursue a Chevrolet pickup and attempted to stop the vehicle but the pickup eventually fled north on I-95 and eventually lost after exiting onto Route 1 into East Haven.

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