Man Robbed and Pistol Whipped in South Hamden

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Hamden Man Pistol Whipped

Scribe:  Lucy Osbourne

Email:  lucy@thethinkering.com

 

ON Monday night a man was robbed at gunpoint near the intersection of Fairview and Fitch Street.  According to HPD, officers responded to the location around 9 p.m. to find a man who says someone snatched his chain off his neck while brandishing a handgun. 

The 23-year-old victim was walking east on Arch when he was approached by another man who also took his cell phone and pistol whipped the man causing facial injuries. 

The suspect is said to be a black male around 5’9” and weighs approximately 175lbs was last seen wearing a black hoody.  The suspect fled the scene before police arrived.  The incident in under investigation. 

The Hamden Police Department is asking anyone with information to call 203.230.4040.

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