Hamden police have arrested a man accused of threatening to kill an employee of the TGI Fridays at 2335 Dixwell Avenue on March 30.
Hamden Police received a report of an assault and threatening at the restaurant and determined that a man confronted an employee around 2:30 p.m., made “gun gestures with his hand,” and said he was going to kill the employee
The restaurant manager intervened.
When the manager tried to contact police, the other man assaulted him, punching him in the face, then fled in a blue minivan toward Skiff Street, police said.
Police issued a public call to help find the man and someone reached out to police after seeing the photograph broadcast by various media outlets.
Police identified the suspect as Lenny Perdomo, 30, of New Haven.
He turned himself in to police and was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree threatening and breach of peace.
Perdomo, who was released after posting a $1,000 bond, is scheduled to appear in court in Meriden on May 3.