Date: November 27, 2020
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On November 26, 2020 at approximately 12:30p.m. Officer Timothy McKeon was “flagged down” on Armory Street by a 30 year-old Hamden resident. She reported that she was the victim of an attempted assault.
Investigation revealed that she was walking on Armory Street, when she was approached by a male, that attempted to engage her in a conversation. She stated that the male, who was later identified as Ricky Bynum, “grabbed” her from behind, picked her up and “pushed” her into nearby bushes. She screamed, at which time Bynum fled on foot, towards his motor vehicle.
Officers conducted an investigation, which led to the arrest of Bynum. He was arrested at his residence, 22 Newbury Street, Hamden. Bynum, 30, was charged with Unlawful Restraint in the 2nd Degree and Breach of Peace in the 2nd Degree. He is scheduled to appear at Meriden Superior Court on January 19, 2021.