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11/9/2018 - 11/09/19 Robbery Investigation
NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: November 9, 2018
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
PIO# 18-190


On November 8, 2018 at approximately 9:30p.m. Hamden Police responded to Family Dollar, 1245 Dixwell Avenue on the report of an armed robbery. 

Investigation revealed that an individual, described as a white male, wearing a ski mask and hooded sweatshirt entered the store and proceeded behind the counter. He then “pulled out” a handgun and pointed it at a clerk, while demanding money. The individual subsequently removed the cash register and fled towards a motor vehicle that was parked in a rear lot. An undisclosed amount of money was stolen. There were no reported injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective John Marks of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4050.

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