Date: February 8, 2021
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
This afternoon, at 4:13p.m. Hamden Police responded to Dixwell Avenue and Woodin Street on the report of a stolen motor vehicle, which was occupied by a 6 month old.
The operator of the vehicle had entered a local store, leaving the keys to the vehicle in the ignition. An individual subsequently entered the vehicle and fled southbound on Dixwell Avenue.
Local and state authorities were notified and immediately assisted in the search. Central Communications was in the process of broadcasting an AMBER Alert.
That at approximately 5:30p.m. a Yale University Police Officer located the stolen vehicle in the vicinity of 1 Whalley Avenue. The infant was found unharmed. The suspect was taken into custody.