Hamden police search for armed robbery suspect - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Hamden police search for armed robbery suspect

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HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) -

Police are searching for the man involved in an armed robbery in Hamden on Monday night. 

The armed robbery took place near the intersection of Circular and Gorham avenues around 5:30 p.m. Before the robbery, the victim told police a man in his mid-20s approached him while he was talking to some friends. 

Police said the man, was who wearing black clothing, was in the possession of a handgun. He "demanded the victim’s belongings" and threatened to shoot him, police said. 

The suspect fled from the scene after police said he stole "several hundred dollars from the victim."

The armed street robbery was under investigation by the Hamden Police Department Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call police at 203-230-4040. 

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