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6/4/2019 - 6/4/19-Attempted Robbery – Vehicle Chase – Elliot Drive

NEWS RELEASE

Date:  June 4, 2019
  
Contact:  Captain Ronald Smith

Phone:  (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 19-79
 


 On June 3, 2019 at approximately 11:50p.m. Hamden Police responded to the report of an attempted robbery that occurred on Elliot Drive. 

Investigation revealed that the victim, a 20 year-old Hamden resident, drove his vehicle to Elliot Drive to “pick up” his friend. They were subsequently approached by an individual, described as a black male, “long dreads”, wearing black clothing and a ski mask. The individual attempted to forcible enter the vehicle. 

The victim fled from the area in his vehicle. The aforementioned described individual entered a BMW and chased the victim for several miles. The victim’s vehicle was “rammed between 4 and 5 times”, causing rear-end damage. The victim was able in elude the suspect vehicle in the area of Lane Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4000.

Officer Jenisse Perez-Hernandez conducted the initial investigation. 

 


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