On March 16th, 2023, at about 3:43pm, New Rochelle Police received a call that a woman was stabbed and beaten and was now inside a store at Main Street and Webster Avenue. While responding there, New Rochelle Police received another call of a strong-arm robbery a short distance away on Woodland avenue just off Main Street. Responding police observed the suspect fleeing the area and a foot chase through backyards occurred throughout the Residence Park Neighborhood on the Southside of New Rochelle. Detectives canvassing found the suspect inside a home on Laurel Place. The suspected attempted to flee and was Tasered and placed under arrest without further use of force.
The investigation revealed that the suspect is alleged to have robbed a convenience store at 683 Main Street, severely assaulting the worker there and then ran off and committed a strong-arm robbery a block away, robbing a pedestrian of cash. While attempting to evade police, the suspect broke into a home on Laurel Place that was occupied by a woman and her two young children. The woman was able to keep him calm while covertly messaging a neighbor to call the police, leading to his capture. The initial victim from 683 Main Street was transported to a local hospital where she was listed as in serious, but stable condition.
Michael Bagley, 32 years of age, of Coram, NY (Suffolk County)
NYS Penal Law Section 160.15 Robbery 1st Degree – B Felony
NYS Penal Law Section 160.05 Robbery 3rd Degree – D Felony
NYS Penal Law Section 120.05 Assault 2nd Degree – D Felony
NYS Penal Law Section 135.10 Unlawful Imprisonment 1st Degree – E Felony
NYS Penal Law Section 140.25 Burglary 2nd Degree – C Felony
NYS Penal Law Section 145.05 Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree – E Felony