Alleged carjacker arrested in Newburgh

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NEWBURGH – A carjacking occurred late Sunday afternoon and within minutes, Newburgh City Police had the suspect in custody.

The incident occurred at 5:15 p.m. in the area of William and Ann streets when a man, later identified as Kaheem Walker, 40, allegedly threated to shoot a man and then stole his vehicle.

Patrol Officers quickly located and arrested Walker and recovered the stolen vehicle.

Walker, a Newburgh city resident, was charged with robbery and held pending arraignment.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this robbery is asked to call the City of Newburgh Detective Division at 845-569-7509.