Teen Robs Other Teen at Knifepoint in Hamden: Police

A 16-year-old boy robbed a 14-year-old boy with a knife in Hamden on Tuesday night and the teenage suspect was transported to the Hartford Juvenile Detention Center, according to police. 

Police said they met with the victim around 8:48 p.m. and he said the other boy approached him as he was walking on Whitney Avenue, near Wakefield Street, pointed a knife at him, demanded his belongings and stole the victim’s cell phone and headphones. 

Moments later, Officer Elvin Rivera arrested a 16-year-old resident of the Children’s Center who was on Waite Street. Police said the teen had the stolen items and was charged with robbery in the first degree and larceny in the second degree. 

He was transported to the Hartford Juvenile Detention Center. 

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