Hamden Police search for suspect after woman robbed, inappropriately touched in stairwell

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HAMDEN–Police are trying to find the person responsible for sexually assaulting and robbing a woman on Monday afternoon.

Around 3:30 p.m. a woman was entering her Mix Avenue, Hamden apartment through its foyer when a man followed her inside. The victim said the man pointed what appeared to be a gun at her and forced her into a nearby stairwell, where he inappropriately touched her and stole her pocketbook.

The suspect, who ran off, is described as a black man in his 30s, about 5-foot-10 with a muscular build. He was wearing a white t-shirt, shorts and weightlifting gloves.

A K-9 tried to track the suspect but was unsuccessful.

If you have any information please call police at 203-230-4040.