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Shoplifters with Christmas Spirit
Two Mt. Vernon women may have lost their Christmas spirit after being arrested Tuesday for petty larceny. The 39-year-old and 33-year-old both allegedly attempted to steal mistletoe umbrellas and other items from Sears in The Galleria that had a combined total of about $300, according to police reports.
Male Wal-Mart Employee Allegedly Punches Female Employee in Face
A 40-year-old Yonkers woman said her co-worker allegedly attacked her and punched her in the face twice on Tuesday around 2 a.m. in front of the store—while he says she vandalized his car.
According to police reports, the woman said she and the 36-year-old Sleepy Hollow man got into an argument after he read text messages on her phone from her boyfriend. When she later went on her break, she says he allegedly grabbed her around the neck, punched her in the face twice, then fled in a black Lexus. She sustained cuts and bruises, according to police reports.
The Sleepy Hollow man showed police text messages from the Yonkers woman that allegedly showed her threatening to damage his car if he didn’t pay her back for a $130 watch. Police took photos of the vehicle and arrested the man and charged him with misdemeanor assault in the third degree.
Grand Larceny Charge for Brookstone Employee
Ligia Knox of Mt. Vernon was charged with felony grand larceny in the fourth degree Tuesday around 2 p.m. for allegedly stealing from Brookstone in where she worked.
According to police reports, the store’s loss prevention unit had been investigating the 28-year-old and confronted her with their evidence that she allegedly put nine return transactions for items that were never purchased and returned, and voided five cash receipts to her employee credit card.
Knox allegedly admitted to stealing about $1,200 in cash since September, according got police reports.
Attempted Car Break-In Leaves Convertible Top Slashed
A Newburgh man says when he came back to his car in parking lot the fabric convertible top was slashed on Tuesday around 11:46 a.m. Nothing was found to be missing from the car, and it appeared as if the suspect couldn’t get into the car after ripping the fabric top, according to police reports.