Freshly released video clip displays 4 brazen robbers use a sledgehammer to smash a Yonkers jewellery retailer window – then steal an estimated $100,000 truly worth of items.
The broad daylight snatch-and-seize at Golden Square Jewelry on South Broadway transpired Thursday at 5:20 p.m., sparking a short car chase and manhunt that finished with three of the robbers in cuffs, cops claimed.
The brief surveillance video reveals just one person in a hoodie, mask and gloves forcefully swing a crowbar at the keep window a few occasions before a few other similarly dressed guys operate up – a single who swings a sledgehammer.
The glass shatters but typically stays intact and the robbers reach in through holes to acquire as much gold and jewellery from the display as they can prior to working off.
1 of the suspects commences to depart then arrives again for seconds as his accomplices continue on to loot the store, the movie reveals. A retailer employee operates to the street, picks up the discarded sledgehammer and runs following the team, the video clip shows.
Later on, the four males – all Bronx residents – fled in an SUV and took law enforcement on a temporary chase ahead of crashing on household Marshall Road, law enforcement mentioned. The occupants then ran off on foot with cops in pursuit.
Two men have been swiftly arrested and a 3rd picked up hiding in the woods around the Noticed Mill River Parkway, Yonkers law enforcement reported. The fourth suspect was determined but is nonetheless at substantial, according to cops.
Nyken Alston, 21, Alfred Extensive, 35, were charged with felony robbery, grand larceny and burglary and were being scheduled to be arraigned on Friday. Alston gave cops a bogus title in an clear effort and hard work to disguise that he experienced a bench warrant out of New York Metropolis for an tried murder charge in 2019, law enforcement reported.
The 3rd suspect, Alexander Wilson, 21, had yet to be billed and was hospitalized with injuries from the SUV crash, in accordance to authorities.
Mayor Mike Spano thanked the officers for the speedy arrests.
“Let it be a apparent, immediate concept to any and all criminals who consider they can undermine our town — we will come across you and assure you are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law so not to terrorize our citizens and enterprises,” Spano stated in a assertion.