Date: December 7, 2020
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
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.