Couple carjacked in New Rochelle

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NEW ROCHELLE – A man who had just gone to a bank to withdraw $3,000 to purchase a car, was carjacked just before midnight on May 3 in New Rochelle.

The 23-year-old victim told police he had arranged to meet a person he knew on Lawton street to purchase a vehicle. He has just withdrawn the money from the Chase Bank branch at 270 North Avenue and weas driving out of the parking structure onto North Avenue when he was blocked by a blue sedan occupied by three men.

They got out of their car, two armed with guns, and ordered the man and his female passenger out of their car.

Two of the suspects got into the victim’s vehicle and took off with the other car following.

New Rochelle Police detectives are conducting a follow-up- investigation, and anyone with information is urged to call police at 914-654-2300.