Hamden Police search for stabbing suspect

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HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Hamden Police are looking for a man allegedly involved in a stabbing incident on Saturday.

According to police, a stabbing occurred in the parking lot of 1191 Dixwell Avenue.

Authorities say the 49-year-old victim stated he exited his vehicle and was approached by what he described was a black man in the 20s wearing dark clothing. The individual says the suspect told him to give up his personal belongings. After a brief struggle, the victim was stabbed in the hand by a sharp object.

The victim drove himself to the hospital for medical treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Hamden Police at 203-230-4040.