ELMSFORD, N.Y. A woman was allegedly robbed at knifepoint at the local Hampton Inn, police said. The victim was not injured while the thief escaped.
The woman told police she invited an acquaintance up to her third-floor room last week at the hotel, located at 200 W. Main St. After a brief conversation, the man allegedly pulled out a knife and demanded money.
Police said that the frightened woman handed over her money. The thief allegedly took several other unidentified objects from the room before escaping down the back stairwell.
The man was reported to have been either white or Hispanic, wearing a black jacket, police said. The hotel's video footage produced no useful results.
Below are more incidents from the Elmsford Police Department's blotter:
Buckle up: Police reported that they saw a driver in a Mercedes Benz traveling down Frontage Street last Wednesday without wearing a seatbelt. Upon conducting a traffic stop, police found that the driver had a suspended license and vehicle registration due to an insurance lapse. The driver was issued a summons and released on scene. The Mercedes was impounded.
Busted nose: Police responded to a domestic abuse call on White Plains Avenue last Monday. Officers reported that a husband had allegedly arrived home inebriated and began arguing with his wife because their niece was asleep in the bed. He then allegedly punched his wife, and left before police arrived. Police said hey canvassed the area and tried calling the husband's phone with negative results. The wife refused medical attention and did not press charges.
Falling scraps: Police pulled over a Mack truck near Lamont Street last Tuesday for driving with an unsecure load of plastic scraps for recycling. The driver was allegedly traveling from the Bronx to Brookfield in Elmsford. Police reported that the driver did not have the required Westchester County waste permit, and was issued a summons.
Scary fall: Police received a 911 emergency request for aid on South Lawn Avenue last Wednesday. It was reported that an elderly female with Alzheimer's had fallen, but was alert and conscious. The call was transferred to the Greenburgh Police Department's paramedics.
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