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Two Police Cruisers Collide While Responding to Robbery in New Haven

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Two New Haven police cruisers collided while responding to a robbery in the Fair Haven neighborhood Saturday.

Police said the incident happened in the area of Lombard Street and Blatchley Avenue at approximately 2:55 p.m.

While officers were on their way to investigate the robbery, the cruisers collided, according to authorities.

Officials said two officers have minor injuries as a result of the crash. They're being treated at Yale New Haven Hospital.

It's unclear what specifically caused the accident.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact police at 203-946-6316. People can remain anonymous by calling 866-888-8477 or by texting NHPD plus your message to 247637.

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