Date: February 5, 2021
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On February 4, 2021 at approximately 9:00p.m. Hamden Police responded to Minute Mart Convenience Store, 280 Circular Avenue on the report of an armed robbery.
Investigation revealed that 2 males, one that was in the possession of a firearm, entered the store and ordered all of the patrons “to the floor.” One of the males demanded money from the employees and the cash register. The males subsequently fled with an undisclosed amount of money, southbound on Circular Avenue in a stolen bronze Hyundai Santa Fe, Florida registration LKVL51.
The subjects responsible for the armed robbery are described as follows:
- Light skin male, 25 years of age, medium build, wearing a gray and green “puffy” jacket, black ski mask and black and yellow sneakers. He was brandishing the firearm.
- Male, light brown complexion, 25 years of age, 6’, thin build, wearing a black “puffy” jacket, black ski mask, black pants and black and white sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Andrew Lipford at (203) 230-4055.