Recently introduced video clip exhibits 4 brazen intruders use a sledgehammer to smash a Yonkers jewelry retail outlet window – then steal an estimated $100,000 really worth of products.
The broad daylight snatch-and-get at Golden Square Jewelry on South Broadway took place Thursday at 5:20 p.m., sparking a transient automobile chase and manhunt that ended with 3 of the thieves in cuffs, cops mentioned.
The limited surveillance movie exhibits one man in a hoodie, mask and gloves forcefully swing a crowbar at the retail outlet window a few times just before three other likewise dressed males operate up – just one who swings a sledgehammer.
The glass shatters but typically stays intact and the thieves reach in as a result of holes to consider as significantly gold and jewelry from the screen as they can in advance of jogging off.
One particular of the suspects commences to go away then comes again for seconds as his accomplices carry on to loot the retailer, the video clip exhibits. A shop worker operates to the avenue, picks up the discarded sledgehammer and operates soon after the team, the video exhibits.
Later on, the four adult males – all Bronx people – fled in an SUV and took police on a brief chase before crashing on residential Marshall Road, police claimed. The occupants then ran off on foot with cops in pursuit.
Two men were being immediately arrested and a 3rd picked up hiding in the woods near the Noticed Mill River Parkway, Yonkers police mentioned. The fourth suspect was recognized but is however at massive, in accordance to cops.
Nyken Alston, 21, Alfred Lengthy, 35, were being charged with felony theft, grand larceny and burglary and have been scheduled to be arraigned on Friday. Alston gave cops a pretend identify in an obvious exertion to disguise that he had a bench warrant out of New York City for an tried murder charge in 2019, police reported.
The 3rd suspect, Alexander Wilson, 21, had yet to be billed and was hospitalized with injuries from the SUV crash, according to authorities.
Mayor Mike Spano thanked the officers for the fast arrests.
“Let it be a clear, immediate information to any and all criminals who feel they can undermine our metropolis — we will discover you and ensure you are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the legislation so not to terrorize our residents and firms,” Spano reported in a assertion.