Man Robbed, Kidnapped After Scheduling Meeting With Prostitute: Police


A man who believed he was meeting a prostitute instead encountered two robbers in Hamden Friday, according to police.

Police said the 19-year-old victim told police he was scheduled to meet with a prostitute on State Street around 2:30 p.m. Instead, he was approached by two men who told him they had a gun and rummaged through his pockets.

The victim said the two suspects forced him into the backseat of his car then drove him to several ATMs, demanding he withdraw money.

In total, the suspects stole $740 from the victim, according to police.

The first suspect is described as 5-foot-10 with a slim build, beard and mustache. The second suspect is described as 5-foot-6, also with a slim beard and mustache.

Anyone with information should contact the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at 203-230-4000.

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