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12/26/2017 - 12/26/17 Armed Street Robbery
NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: December 26, 2017
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
PIO# 17-176


On December 24th at approximately 9:30p.m. Hamden Police responded to 1414 Whitney Avenue on the report of an armed street robbery.

Investigation revealed that an individual, described as a black male, wearing dark clothing, approached a 63 year-old woman as she was exiting her motor vehicle. He then demanded her wallet, while displaying a firearm. The individual subsequently fled on foot, southbound towards Mather Street. A search of the individual was unsuccessful.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4040.

Officer Andrew Pfeiffer conducted the initial investigation.  

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