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Shoplifter, Carjacker Being Sought

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HAMDEN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut)    –      Hamden Police are searching for the man  who left the Shop Rite  Supermarket on Dixwell Avenue  Monday afternoon with $250 worth of merchandise he  did not pay for.Store security attempted to apprehend him but he  fled through the parking lot on to Dixwell Avenue.

Police say the suspect then forced his way into a vehicle and made the seventeen year old   driver take him to a parking lot  elsewhere on Dixwell Avenue.He the teen he had  a  firearm and would shoot him if he did not do as told.

The suspect  should be considerered armed and dangerous. Anyone    with information should contact Detective Sean Dolan  at 203-230-4000.

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