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2/5/2019 - 2/5/19- Robbery – Purse Snatch – 90 Year-Old Victim – Whitneyville Food Center


Date:  February 5, 2019
Contact:  Captain Ronald Smith

Phone:  (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 19-26

 On February 4, 2019 at approximately 10:00a.m. Hamden Police responded to the Whitneyville Food Center, 1248 Whitney Avenue on the report of a robbery.

Investigation revealed that the victim, a 90 year-old female, had withdrawn a substantial amount of money from the nearby bank. As she entered the front door of Whitneyville Food Center, her purse was stolen. The person responsible is described as a white or Hispanic male, 30 years of age, small in stature, medium build. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Donald Remillard of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4052. 


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