FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: January 2, 2018
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
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 Detective Donald Remillard of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4040.
Officer Andrew Pfeiffer conducted the initial investigation.
Photographs are of an individual who used the stolen credit cards of the robbery victim.