Man Assaulted In Home By Associates Of Woman He Met On Dating Website

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A 30-year-old man in Hamden is recovering after two men assaulted him in his home Wednesday morning.

The victim told police he met a woman on an online dating website and made a date for her to come to his home on Mix Avenue Wednesday morning at around 1 a.m. While the two were in the victim's bedroom, he noticed two men enter the room. The men then beat the victim with a tire iron before they and the woman fled.

One of the male suspects jumped about 25 to 30 feet down from the victim's balcony.

Hamden Fire Rescue came to the scene to provide medical attention to the victim, who received injuries to his back, finger and nose, and take him to the hospital.

So far, the investigation has revelealed that the woman unlocked the front door of the victim's apartment to let her two male accomplices enter the home. Police say the woman stole valuables and electronics from the apartment.

The woman is described as black, about 18 and five-foot-five with short hair and braces. One of the male suspects is described as black, six feet tall, thin with dreadlocks. The victim could not provide a description of the second male suspect.

If you have any information please call the Hamden Police Department Major Crimes Division at 203-230-4000.

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