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Banana bandit hits gas station repeatedly with car

NEWINGTON, Conn. – Police in Connecticut say they’re looking for a man who smashed his car into a gas station in Newington, swiped a banana from a shelf and ate it before leaving early Wednesday morning. Nothing else was taken.

The store’s surveillance video shows a Ford Freestyle with Connecticut license plates backing repeatedly into the store and breaking the glass doors, which set off the burglar alarm at about 2 a.m.

The man was gone before police arrived.

Police said the station wagon has damage to the driver’s side taillight and rear bumper.

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