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10/16/2018 - 10/16/18 Robbery 1st Degree Arrest
NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: October 16, 2018
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
PIO# 18-170


On October 11, 2018 at approximately 8:00p.m. Hamden Police responded to the area of Dixwell Avenue and Woodin Street on the report of an armed street robbery.

Investigation revealed that a 17 year-old Hamden resident, walked into an “alley way” with 2 acquaintances. One of his acquaintances “pulled out a black handgun”, and placed it into his stomach. They then stole his cellular telephone and credit cards. He was then “punched in the head’ and fell to the ground. Hamden Fire Rescue responded and rendered medical assistance.

Shortly thereafter, Hamden Police arrested a 17 year-old Hamden resident. He was charged with Robbery in the 1st Degree, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery in the 1st Degree, Larceny in the 2nd Degree and Conspiracy to Commit Larceny in the 2nd Degree. He is scheduled to appear in Juvenile Court in New Haven on October 30, 2018. 

Detective Matthew Barbuto is conducting the continuing investigation.

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