Man Steals Watch from Paralyzed Man in Wheelchair: Cops | NBC Connecticut

Man Steals Watch from Paralyzed Man in Wheelchair: Cops

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    Corey Gainey, 22, of New Haven, is accused of stealing a watch from a disabled man in the wheelchair.

    Police have arrested a New Haven man accused of stealing a watch from a paralyzed man in a wheelchair.

    The victim, a 48-year-old New Haven man, told cops he was operating his motorized wheelchair in the area of Dixwell Avenue and Goodrich Street in Hamden around 3:30 a.m. on Aug. 21 when a man demanded his belongings. The victim gave the man his belongings, which included a watch, police said.

    Moments later, police arrested Corey Gainey, 22, of New Haven.

    He was charged with third-degree robbery.

    He was detained at police headquarters on a $25,000 bond, is scheduled to appear in court in Meriden on Sept. 3.