From the Hamden Police Department:
On December 24th at approximately 9:30p.m. Hamden Police responded to 1414 Whitney Ave. on the report of an armed street robbery.
Investigation revealed that an individual, described as a black male wearing dark clothing, approached a 63 year-old woman as she was exiting her motor vehicle. He then demanded her wallet while displaying a firearm.
The individual subsequently fled on foot, southbound towards Mather Street. A search of the individual was unsuccessful.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Donald Remillard of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4040.