Suspects Sought in Hamden Home Invasion

A woman was bound in electrical tape as a gun was held to her head.

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013  |  Updated 11:52 AM EDT
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Suspects Sought in Hamden Home Invasion

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Police said Hamden home invasion does not appear to be a random act.

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Police are looking for the four people who invaded a Hamden home last night, bound a female resident with electrical tape while holding a gun to her head and hit a male resident in the head.

Police said they responded to an Augur Street residence around 11:30 p.m. to investigate a reported home invasion and found a 38 year-old man bleeding profusely from the head.

Police said the victim was uncooperative. Investigators said the invasion does not appear to be a random act and that the victim appears to have been targeted.

Hamden Fire Rescue provided medical treatment and transported the victim to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Police said four masked intruders forced their way into the house through a first-floor window.

A 34-year-old woman was home at the time of the home invasion. The intruders held a gun to her head and used electrical tape to cover her mouth and bind her hands and feet, police said.

About 20 minutes later, the male resident returned home and one intruder hit him in the head with a porcelain object.

The intruders stole electronic equipment and fled from the home.

Hamden Police Detective ask anyone with information is asked to call (203) 230-4040.

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