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Craigslist Robbery

On December 11, 2014 patrol units responded to 38-40 Redding Street on a report of a robbery with a gun. Patrol units found the victim upon arrival. The victim states he was contacted via Craigslist by a party who wanted to purchase four tires which he advertised. He went to this location and was met by the suspects listed below. The victim states he had a "bad feeling;" that is when one of the suspects produced a silver revolver and demanded the tires, his cell phone and money. The victim fled up the street and called the police. Major Crimes Division is investigating.

Suspect 1: Hispanic male clean shaven with a dark hoodie and dark pants.
Suspect 2: Hispanic male goatee black hoodie with dark pants with a silver revolver

NBA and HPD PAL Event for Hartford Area Kids


(Hartford, CT) - The Hartford Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) is excited to host a free NBA Local Competition for area youth. The event will be held in the P.A.L. gymnasium located at 85 Edwards Street, Hartford CT on Sunday, December 7th, 2014 at 12pm. All local youth between the ages of 7-12 years are encouraged to come out and participate in the NBA's "FIT Dribble, Dish & Swish Competition." This grassroots program provides boys and girls, competing separately, a free opportunity to showcase their excellence in the core basketball skills of dribbling, passing and shooting while also making new friends. The First Place Champions from this local competition will advance to one of four Regional Competitions occurring throughout the New York City/Tri-State Area in hopes of advancing to the NBA All-Star Finals in New York City!
Participants may register the day of the event but must bring a copy of their birth certificate and complete a registration form prior to the start of the competition.

For questions concerning this competition visit www.nba.com/nbafit/dribbledishswish for more information.

The Hartford Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) provides youth, between the ages of 6 to 18, with alternatives to violence, gang membership, truancy and substance abuse. Our programs instill the importance of integrity, respect, discipline, self-esteem, leadership, teamwork and other valuable life skills that increase individual self-worth and breed success.



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