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4/20/2020 - 4/20/20-Attempted Armed Robbery - Sam's Mobil Gas Station - 3394 Whitney Avenue


Date: April 20, 2020

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 20-50

Hamden Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Sam’s Mobil Gas Station, 3394 Whitney Avenue during the early morning hours of April 18th.

The clerk advised police that an individual, described as white male, wearing dark clothing, with a “gray/white hood” that covered his face, entered the store with a firearm and demanded money. The clerk briefly distracted the gunman, while attempting to grab the firearm. The gunman subsequently fled on foot, northbound on Whitney Avenue. There were no reported injuries and nothing was taken.

The Hamden Police Department Detective Division is continuing the investigation.

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