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Hamden police seek 2 who allegedly attempted to steal merchandise, crashed vehicle

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Police in Hamden are looking for two people who allegedly attempted to steal merchandise from a store and crashed a vehicle while fleeing the scene.

According to officials, on Monday, units responded to Stop & Shop located at 2335 Dixwell Avenue for a report of shoplifting.

At the scene, units learned that two people attempted to take more than $320 in merchandise and a loss prevention officer intervened.

The two then fled from the area in a vehicle and were involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle at the intersection of Putnam Avenue and Newhall Street.

Police said the duo then fled on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Hamden police.

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