Hamden, Conn. (WTNH) — Hamden police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man that robbed the Henny Penny on Dixwell Avenue Monday afternoon.
Officers say a man entered the store in the late afternoon to purchase cigarettes. At first, the suspect tried to pay for the cigarettes with a credit card. When the card was declined, the suspect then grabbed several cartons of cigarettes and fled from the store.
A police canine was brought to the scene to track the scent, but the dog lost the scent in the area of Washington Avenue.
Officers describe the suspect as a white male, standing 6-feet tall. He has blonde hair, which had gel in it at the time of the robbery. He was wearing dark-colored pants and white sneakers. If you have any information that can help police identify their suspect you’re asked to call Hamden police at 203-230-4040.