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12/7/2020 - 12/7/20-Arrest of Levante Player - Robbery in the 2nd Degree - Assault in the 3rd Degree of an Elderly Person - 63 Year-Old Nurse

NEWS RELEASE

Date: December 7, 2020

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 20-177

On December 6, 2020 Hamden Police arrested Levante Player for the assault and robbery of a 63 year-old nurse. The incident occurred on November 11th in the parking lot of Arden House. Player, who was arrested on the strength of an arrest warrant, was detained by New Haven Police in the area of Whalley Avenue and Sherman Avenue. He was subsequently turned over to the custody of the Hamden Police Department.

Player, 18, of 84 Henry Street, New Haven was charged with Robbery in the 2nd Degree and Assault in the 3rd Degree of an Elderly Person. Player, who was detained on a court-ordered $50,000.00 bond, is scheduled to appear at Meriden Superior Court on January 22, 2021.

Detective Andrew Lipford conducted the investigation.

 

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