Robber Forces Hamden Store Employees Into Storage Room

Two clothing store workers were forced into a storage room at gun point during robbery in Hamden.

Police responded to the Casual Male XL store, 1869 Dixwell Ave., around 7 p.m. Thursday night on a report of an armed robbery.

When they arrived, they learned that a man had entered the store and demanded money from the store clerk. The suspect was carrying a black hand gun.

After being giving the money from the store register, the suspect then ordered the store clerk and an associate into a rear storage room.

The suspect then ran to his car which was parked in the nearby Price Rite parking and fled down Dixwell Ave.

The suspect is described as a black male, between the ages of 40-50. He was wearing a black suit, white shirt and knit cap with glasses.

The Major Crimes Unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective William Onofrio at 203-230-4040.

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