Hamden Police - News Release
CONTACT: Sean J. Dolan- Public Information Officer
PIO # 22-051
On 5/27/22 at approximately 8:30am, Hamden Police officers responded to the Goodwill Store, 2369 Dixwell Avenue, on a report of an armed robbery. Store employees reported that a suspect entered the rear of the store before it opened. The suspect brandished a firearm and stole an undisclosed amount of money. One of the employees suffered a minor facial injury during the robbery.
The suspect was described as a male, wearing dark clothing, a black mask and an orange traffic vest. He fled from the area in a silver colored, four-door sedan.
Detectives from the Major Crimes Unit and Crime Scene Unit responded to investigate and process the crime scene.
Out of an an abundance of caution, Hamden Middle School, Spring Glen School and Shepard Glen School followed shelter in place protocols while police searched the area for the suspect.
The investigation is ongoing. Any witnesses are asked to contact Detective Scott Levenduski of the Major Crimes Unit at 203-230-4050. Callers may remain anonymous.