Police looking for armed smoke shop robber

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)  –  Hamden Police are looking for the person who held up a smoke shop on Saturday.

Police say a man with a handgun robbed the Hamden Smoke Shop on Dixwell Avenue around 1:30 p.m.  Police say the man pointed the gun at the clerk demanding money and then fled north on Dixwell Avenue with an unknown amount of money.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 25 years old, 5’9″ tall and has a thin build.  At the time of the robbery he was wearing a mask and gloves.

Anyone with any information on the robbery is asked to call Hamden Police at 203-230-4040.

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