Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Hamden Shop

Police are searching for the man who robbed a Hamden store, demanded cash and threatened to kill the employee on Sunday morning. 

Police responded to the Hamden Variety Store, at 1555 Dixwell Ave., at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday to investigate an armed robbery and learned that the robber threatened to kill the employee if he didn’t hand over the money from the cash register. 

The robber was described as a 5-feet-6-inch tall man in his 20s with a medium build. He was wearing a dark sweatshirt, had a silver handgun and ran north on Dixwell Avenue after the robbery. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Donald Remillard of the Hamden Police Department Major Crimes Division at (203) 230-4040.

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