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10/21/2019 - 10/21/19-Armed Street Robbery - Dixwell Avenue and North Street
October 21, 2019
Captain Ronald Smith
On October 19, 2019 at approximately 11:55p.m. Hamden Police responded to the area of Dixwell Avenue and North Street on the report of an armed street robbery.
Investigation revealed that a 30 year-old Hamden resident “organized a meeting” with a female, using a “dating app.” He was subsequently approached by 2 individuals that demanded his belongings. One of the individuals was brandishing a firearm. The victim was subsequently struck on the back of the head with the firearm. Several items were stolen, including the victim’s wallet, money, credit cards and cell phone.
The individuals responsible for the armed street robbery are described as follows:
Black male, 18 to 22 years of age, 6’1”, thin build, with a bandana covering his mouth.
Black male, 18 to 22 years of age, 5’9”, thin build, with a bandana covering his mouth.
The Hamden Police Department Detective Division is conducting the investigation.