PELHAM, N.Y. A person matching the description of a gunman who has robbed three people near the Pelham train station since January was stopped by a Pelham police officer at 9:15 p.m. Monday while walking eastbound on First Street between Loring and Monterey avenues.
The man was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans with black boots and a black wool cap. He was interviewed by the officer and said that he was on his way to New Rochelle. The officer then sent him on his way.
The following items were also reported by Pelham Village police:
Suspicious Vehicle: The Pelham Police Department received a call at 7:34 p.m. Wednesday stating that there was a suspicious red sport utility vehicle at the Sixth Street playground and the people inside were yelling at other people. Units were sent and stopped the car. Officers said they corrected the condition.
Lost Wallet: A Pelham detective came into the police station with a brown purse that he found at Juliannes Playground. A set of keys and a wallet containing a New York drivers license were found inside the purse. The detective tried contacting the person, but was met with negative results.
Suspicious Males: A Maple Avenue homeowner called the Pelham Police Department at 9:35 p.m. Monday after two men wearing dark hoodies rang his doorbell and fled south on Maple Avenue. The mans young son answered the door, but the barking family dog scared the two men away.
Mattress Drop: A Pelham resident called the police after she saw a black van going up and down Ninth Avenue and then dumping a mattress on one of the lawns. The responding officer had the mattress removed, and the area was checked for the van, but to no avail.
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