BRANFORD Conn. (WTNH) — A 56-year-old Branford man was arrested for allegedly trying to rob a woman at an ATM machine in Branford Tuesday morning.
Branford police say around 1:00a.m. this morning they got a call from a women who said a man tried robbing her after she made a nightly deposit at a drive through ATM machine on South Main Street. Police say when they arrived they found Anthony Gambardella lying on the ground with an injured foot after the victim allegedly drove over his foot.
Police say Gambardella ordered the women to give him money and said he had a gun and would shoot her. Police say the victim told Gambardella she had no money because she deposited it all. According to police the suspect tried reaching into the car and grabbing the woman’s pocketbook before she drove off and called police.
The suspect was treated by the Branford Fire Department Paramedics and take to the hospital for foot injuries.
Gambardella is facing multiple charges including robbery, threatening, and breach of peace. He is being held on a $25,000 bond and will be arraigned September 13.