Police in New Haven are searching for three suspects in an armed robbery Sunday morning.
Police say at 3:25 a.m. officers responded to a reported robbery at Parmalee Avenue. When they arrived the victim, a 19-year-old from Derby, reported he was sitting in his car with a friend when they were confronted by three men. He said two of the three were armed with silver handguns.
The victim reported gave the suspects his iPhone and some cash, but his passenger refused their demands and opened the car door to confront the suspects. The suspects took off.
The suspects are described as male. The two armed males were about 5-foot-8, 140 pounds both wearing black hooded sweatshirts. One wore grey boxer shorts. The third suspect wore a bright colored hooded sweatshirt.
The victim began tracking his iPhone. The signal lead police to an address on Norton Street but police did not find any suspects at that location.
During the course of the investigation officers spotted a man matching one of the suspects’ descriptions on Norton Street. The individual was wearing a face mask and a hooded sweatshirt. The individual tried to flee police and was apprehended in a yard on Norton Street.
Police say the individual, identified as Bobby Oneal Kee of Orange Street in New Haven, 23, had an outstanding warrant for violating his parole. He was charged violation of parole, interfering with police and third-degree trespassing. It is unclear if Kee is also involved in the armed robbery. Police continue to investigate.
Anyone with information should contact New Haven Police.