Hamden police are searching for a woman they say threatened a security officer who caught her trying to steal from a clothing store.
Police responded to TJ Maxx on Dixwell Avenue just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
They say a loss prevention officer tried to detain her but she threatened to stab the officer with a hypodermic needle.
Anyone with information should contact Hamden police at (203) 230-4030.
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