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Police are on the hunt for two men this afternoon who they say robbed a woman at gunpoint as she left the Chase Bank Branch on Halstead Avenue.
Details are sketchy, but police said the woman was robbed as she got into her car on Purdy Avenue. It's unclear what and how much was taken. She was uninjured.
The armed robbers fled on foot, and possibly escaped in a nearby car.
The area around Purdy and Halstead Avenue has been cordoned off as police investigate.
Police have not released a description of the assailants.
Officials in White Plains say they've made another arrest in the huge heist in downtown White Plains on Main Street that took place October 29.
According to the Department of Public Safety, 33 year old Julius Cobbs, the fifth and final person sought in connection with the robbery, surrendered today. Cobbs has been charged with 1st Degree Robbery, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon. Four others were previously arrested and charged in the case in which a Walmart manager was ordered to open a safe and take out more than $230,000 in cash.
Police in Yorktown are on the hunt for a man who robbed a jewelry store at gunpoint Monday afternoon. Police Lt. Kevin Soravilla says the suspect entered Yorktown Jewelers at 2008 Crompond Road in the Roma Shopping Plaza around 12:30 p.m., displayed a handgun and made off with an undetermined amount of cash and jewelry. No one was injured.
The suspect is described as white male, in his late 50's, early 60's, gray hair, heavy set, with a ruddy complexion. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a blue golf shirt, with white shorts.
Police have arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery that occurred around 11:30 p.m. Monday at the Highland Food Store at 131 Highland Avenue in Yonkers.
Police say they were called to the scene shortly after the robbery took place and observed three suspects running across Riverdale Avenue towards Knowles Street. The officers pursued the suspects on foot and took into custody one of the three suspects, identified as 16 year old Jaquan K. Holloway of 7 Jones Place, Yonkers. Two others remain at large.
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