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8/29/2018 - 8/29/18 Stolen Vehicle Crashes into House
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 20, 2018
Captain Ronald Smith
On August 29, 2018 at approximately 9:10a.m. Hamden Police responded to 83 North Street on the report of a motor vehicle had driven into a house.
A preliminary investigation has revealed a Ford Escape was stolen earlier in East Haven. The stolen vehicle was involved in a “minor accident” in the vicinity of Dixwell Avenue and Arch Street. The stolen vehicle fled from the scene. The operator of the vehicle that was struck by the stolen vehicle, followed closely behind, however was not in pursuit.
Moments later, the operator of the stolen vehicle lost control and struck 83 North Street. The residence suffered structural damage. The occupants of the stolen vehicle, described as a young black male, wearing a gray shirt and a young black female, wearing red “scrubs” and a backpack, fled on foot towards Warren Street.
Hamden Police conducted a K-9 track, which was unsuccessful.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer David Falcigno of the Hamden Police Department Traffic Division at (203) 230-4036.