NEW ROCHELLE – Police are investigating a carjacking and armed robbery that occurred on Thursday night. A resident at 132 Beechwood Avenue reported the incident at 11:40 p.m.
The victim told police that after he pulled into his driveway and exited his car, he observed a Hyundai sedan pass him in a suspicious manner. Moments later, the man said he was confronted by a black male in his twenties wearing a dark-colored gator-style mask, and a NY Yankees baseball cap. The victim stated the male suspect brandished a handgun and ripped a 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 Avenue towards Main Street.
This incident remains under investigation, and anyone with information is asked to contact the New Rochelle Police Department’s General Investigation Unit at (914) 654-2270.