GREENBURGH, N.Y. - Two men who were tracked down by police after fleeing from CVS with stolen goods were found to be in possession of weapons.
Greenburgh police received a call Feb. 6 at 8:30 p.m. about two shoplifters who were being chased by the store manager of the Central Avenue store. One suspect jumped over a rear fence at 187 Alexander Ave. and dropped several items, which were later identified as several sticks of deodorant, police said.
While apprehending one man, police found two others sitting inside a Toyota Corolla in the parking lot of Highview Elementary School. A check of the vehicle revealed a pair of metal knuckles and a large knife, police said. A large Target bag containing $2,654 worth of merchandise from Petco was also discovered, although it's unknown if those items were stolen.
Three Mount Vernon men were charged with criminal possession of stolen property and criminal possession of a weapon. They were all taken to Westchester County Jail.
Super Hoax: A female complainant told police on Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. that, while retrieving a cell phone from her car at Sam's Club in Elmsford, she was approached by a white man in his 50s in a vehicle who began yelling in her direction that he had two extra tickets to the Super Bowl and told her to get into the car.
According to police, the woman tried to avoid the man but he and the driver followed her and continued to yell about the tickets for the Super Bowl, which was being played in Indianapolis the same day. The woman went into the store to find a security officer. Police searched the area but could not find the men and no surveillance camera was available.
Water Woes: An East Hartsdale Avenue resident told police on Feb. 5 at 1:51 p.m. that water was pouring through the ceiling in her apartment, causing major damage.
Police and Hartsdale firefighters responded and firefighters discovered the source of the problem to be in another apartment, which was two flights up, where an entire kitchen cabinet had dislodged, fell into the sink and turned on the faucet.
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