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3/16/2020 - 3/16/20-Arrest of a 17 Year-Old - Robbery in the 1st Degree - Fairview Avenue and Jones Road

NEWS RELEASE

Date: March 16, 2020

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 20-35

On January 24, 2020 Hamden Police responded to the report of an armed street robbery that occurred in the area of Fairview Avenue and Jones Road.
Investigation revealed that the 17-year-old victim was selling his PlayStation 4 online. A 17-year-old North Haven resident inquired and decided to purchase the item. A meeting place was designated in the vicinity of Eli Whitney Technical School.

The 17-year-old North Haven resident displayed a firearm, before stealing the PlayStation 4 and approximately $400.00. He was last observed fleeing on foot towards Arch Street.
Detective Joseph Liguori conducted the investigation, which led to the application of an arrest warrant for the juvenile. The court approved the arrest warrant application.

On March 12th Hamden Police arrested the 17-year-old North Haven resident. He was charged with Robbery in the 1st Degree and Larceny in the 2nd Degree. He is scheduled to appear in Juvenile Court in New Haven on March 30th.

 

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