Hamden Police are investigating two robberies that happened Thursday and Friday evenings and are asking anyone who has any information about either to contact them.
From Lt. Timothy Wydra:
On Thursday, Nov. 15 at approximately 5:06 p.m. Hamden Police officers responded to 1126 Dixwell Ave. on a robbery complaint. The victim, Alphonso Ayers, stated that he was walking on Helen Street, turned left on Notkins and then turned right onto Woodin Street. While walking on Woodin Street, an unknown black male subject approached him in the area of Warren Street displaying a dark colored handgun. Ayers stated he believes the subject was in his 30s, approximately 6 feet tall, wearing a dark puffy type jacket and a knit hat. The subject ordered Ayers to hand over his money, which he did. Ayers stated during this time a second black male subject exited a white 4 door car and approached. Ayers stated he then walked towards Dixwell Avenue, and the unknown subjects both left the area in the white 4 door vehicle south on Warren Street.
Detective Michael DePalma is investigating.
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Robbery at Krauszers
On Friday, Nov. 16 at approximately 8:37 p.m., two men entered Krauszers, 1959 State St., and ordered the clerk away from the register and stole an undetermined amount of money. No weapons were displayed or mentioned. The suspects waited outside for store prior to entering.
Suspect #1 – thin black male, 20’s, with mask and dark hooded sweatshirt. Suspect #2 – heavy set white or Hispanic male wearing a baseball hat and dark coat.
Detective Brian Stewart conducted the investigation.
Anyone with information about either robbery is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 203-230-4041. Information will be kept confidential.