Newburgh man charged with armed robbery


NEWBURGH – A Newburgh man is charged with felony armed robbery and criminal possession of a weapon following the gunpoint robbery of a cell phone from a man in the area of 90 Broad Street in Newburgh.
Shortly after the 2:40 a.m. incident on Wednesday, police received an anonymous tip that there was a man with a gun driving a car which was located a short time later by two officers. The occupants were taken out and a loaded .357 handgun was found on the backseat passenger, Edwin Aviles, Jr.
The proceeds of the robbery were also recovered in the car near Aviles. 

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