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Fairfield Police Seek Suspects In Robberies Of Students

Fairfield Police are seeking three suspects in two recent robberies in the Knapps Hwy. and Knapps Park Dr. area.
Fairfield Police are seeking three suspects in two recent robberies in the Knapps Hwy. and Knapps Park Dr. area. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Fairfield Police Department is seeking information on suspects in at least two robberies in the Knapps Highway and Knapps Park Drive area over the past two weeks.

The victims of both incidents were juveniles walking home from school, according to police. Two or three suspects approached the juveniles ,and one suspect displayed a facsimile hand gun in an attempt to intimidate the victims into surrendering their iPhones, police said.

The first suspect is described as a white but possibly Arabic male, 18 or 19 years old and around 5'7" in height, police said. He was wearing a black or dark grey hoodie, a black beanie, black sweats and all black Nikes, according to police reports. He reportedly had an Air Soft gun in the front pocket of his sweats, police said.

A second suspect is described as a black male, 5'4" in height and 17-18 years old, police said. He was described as having short, puffy hair and a curly, thin mustache, according to police reports.

The third suspect is reportedly a black male, around 17-18 years of age and 6'2" in height, police said. He was wearing blue shorts, a black t-shirt and was described as having short dreadlocks and no facial hair, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fairfield Police Youth Bureau at (203) 254-4835, or use the anonymous Text-a-Tip System by texting "FPD" plus the tip information to CRIMES (274637).

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