HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A teenager has been arrested in connection to a carjacking in Hamden in March.
Police said on March 18 around 3 p.m., officers responded to the Hamden Plaza on Dixwell Avenue for the report of a carjacking. Police said a 74-year-old woman was carjacked while placing purchases into her car.
The victim was thrown to the ground and suffered a serious hip injury, according to police.
Police said three suspects fled in the victim’s car.
Hamden police said a 16-year-old from New Haven was identified as the suspect that threw the victim to the ground and stole her car. The juvenile was issued a juvenile summons on May 1 and was charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree larceny.
The teen will be in court on May 12.
The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information is being asked to contact Hamden police.