Man Knocked Down 66-Year-Old Woman, Stole Purse: Police

A man knocked a 66-year-old woman to the ground and stole her purse in Hamden on Saturday afternoon and police are trying to identify him. 

Police said they received a complaint of a street robbery with injuries on Mix Avenue at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday and found that the victim, whose shoulder and arm were injured. 

They learned the robber got away with several hundred dollars, credit cards and jewelry. 

He was described as a clean shaven 6-foot tall man in his late 30s with a medium to heavy build. After the robbery, he got into a black Jeep. 

Police ask anyone with information to call Detective William Onofrio of the Hamden Police Department Major Crimes Unit at (203) 230-4040.

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