Hamden Police Search For Suspect In Mugging

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This man used a woman’s credit card at a Target in Orange around 7 p.m., two hours after he robbed her in Hamden, police said. (Courtesy of Hamden Police)

HAMDEN — Police are searching for a man who mugged a woman outside a home on Hepburn Road on Monday.

The victim was getting in her car, which was parked in a relative’s driveway, around 5 p.m. when the suspect approached her with a firearm, police said.

He took her purse and went north on Hepburn Road, police said. Two hours later, he used the victim’s credit card at a Target in Orange, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the armed street robbery or the identification of the individual who used the stolen credit card is asked to contact Detective Brian Stewart at 203-230-4000.

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