At 11:40 pm on May 27, 2021, New Rochelle police officers were dispatched to 132 Beechwood Ave on a report of an armed robbery of a motor vehicle.
A 39-year-old New Rochelle resident reported that after he pulled into his driveway and exited his car, he observed a Hyundai sedan pass him in a suspicious manner. Shortly thereafter, according to the victim he was confronted by a black male in his twenties wearing a dark colored gator style mask, and a N.Y. Yankees baseball cap. The victim stated the male brandished a handgun and ripped the complainant’s chain from his neck before entering the victim’s car and driving off. The stolen BMW and the Hyundai were last seen fleeing the area on Beechwood Ave towards Main St.
This incident remains under investigation, and anyone with information is asked to contact the New Rochelle Police Department’s General Investigation’s Unit at (914) 654-2270.