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9/10/2018 - 9/10/18 Armed Residential Robbery – Dixwell Avenue – 900 Block
NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: September 10, 2018

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO# 18-142


On September 8, 2018 at approximately 2:00p.m. Hamden Police responded to the 900 block of Dixwell Avenue on the report of a robbery.

Investigation revealed that 2 individuals knocked on the victim’s door. As the victim “twisted the doorknob” the individuals forced entry. One of the individuals pointed a firearm at the victim and threatened to kill him. They subsequently stole various items, including money, jewelry and electronic equipment.

The individuals responsible are described as follows:

- Black male, late 30’s, tall, thin build (140lbs.), short haircut.
- Black male, late 50’s, short, heavy build (230lbs.), “short dreads.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4040.

Officer Jinett Marte conducted the investigation.  

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