West Haven Police Department
Michael L. Peterson, 34, has been charged with multiple felonies including robbery, larceny and engaging pursuit.
A man brandishing a hand saw stole a cash register from a store early Sunday, police said.
According to police, an employee at Sam's Food Mart in West Haven, Connecticut, called 911 to report that a white male wearing a mask was acting suspiciously.
While en route to the scene, police learned that the male brandished a hand saw, threatened the store clerk and stole the cash register.
Officers pursed a Chevrolet Pickup and attempted to stop the truck but it fled onto I-95 North and was eventually lost after exiting onto Route 1 in New Haven.
Michael Peterson, 34, was later charged with multiple felonies including robbery, larceny and engaging pursuit.
This story was originally published on Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:17 AM EDT