According to officials, on Sunday around 10:30 a.m., units responded to the area of Dixwell Avenue and North Street after learning of a street robbery.
Police said a 67-year-old Hamden woman told officers that she was walking to a church when a black man riding a “mountain bike” took her purse from her and fled southbound on Dixwell Avenue.
Authorities said the purse contained several hundred dollars and personal items.
The victim was not injured.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Hamden police at 203-230-4030.