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7/20/2020 - 7/20/20-Arrest of a 13 Year-Old New Haven Resident - Carrying a Facsimile Firearm

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Date: July 20, 2020

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 20-93

On July 18, 2020 at approximately 12:30a.m. Hamden Police responded to a Lexington Street residence on the report of an armed street robbery.

Two females advised police that they were approached by three teenaged males. One of the males pointed a firearm at them, while demanding their belongings. The males subsequently stole a pocketbook.
Moments later, Officer Luis Rivera observed three teenaged males running through yards on Bradley Avenue. Officer Rivera located one of the males hiding in a backyard, under a stairway. The male was in the possession of a Sig Sauer facsimile bb gun. The remaining two juveniles avoided apprehension.

Hamden Police arrested a 13-year-old New Haven resident. He was charged with Carrying a Facsimile Firearm and Criminal Trespass in the 3rd Degree. He was released to the custody of his mother. He will appear in Juvenile Court in New Haven at a later date and time.

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