Man Stole Purse from 90-Year-Old Woman in Hamden: Police

Hamden police are looking for the man who they said stole a purse from a 90-year-old woman after she took a substantial amount of cash out from the bank. 

Police responded to Whitneyville Food Center around 10 a.m. on Monday to investigate a robbery and police learned that a 90-year-old woman had withdrawn a substantial amount of money from a nearby bank and a man stole her purse when she went into the grocery store, according to police. 

The man who stole the purse appeared to be around 30 years old, according to police. They described him as “small in stature” and having a medium build. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Donald Remillard, of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division, at (203) 230-4052.

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