On Thursday, November 19, 2020, at approximately 8:57 p.m. New Rochelle Police Officers responded to the vicinity of 112 Seventh Street on a report of a robbery at gun point. The male victim reported to officers that the suspect had brandished a hand gun, and stole a PlayStation 5 from him, before fleeing on foot eastbound on Washington Ave. The victim and suspect had met at the incident location, where the victim was to sell an Xbox Series X (Game Console) to the suspect. They had arranged to meet via an app called “Offer Up.”
The suspect was described as a Black Male, 6’2” tall, heavy set, wearing black sweatshirt, white surgical mask, and carrying a Louis Vuitton messenger bag.
This incident is similar to a robbery reported to the NRPD on Sunday, November 15, 2020. Anyone with information regarding these incidents is urged to call New Rochelle Police Department’s General Investigations Unit at 914-654-2270.