Date: December 6, 2019
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On November 22, 2019 at approximately 4:00p.m. Hamden Police responded to TJ Maxx, 2335 Dixwell Avenue on the report of suspicious activity.
Investigation revealed that a 10-year-old child was shopping with his guardian. He entered a stall to use the bathroom. An unknown male asked him if he was “okay.” The child then observed the male using a cell phone to record him.
The child quickly exited the bathroom and advised his guardian of the incident. She subsequently attempted to detain the person responsible, but was unsuccessful. He was last observed fleeing on foot towards Dixwell Avenue.
Police are looking for a white male, 18 to 20 years of age, black hair, wearing a yellow shirt. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Paul Calamita of the Hamden Police Department Patrol Division at (203) 230-4030.