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Pelham Manor Police Searches for Suspicious Man

PELHAM MANOR, N.Y. – A New Rochelle woman driving northbound on Boston Post Road called the Pelham Manor Police Department on Sunday at 2:01 p.m. because a man tried to access her car when she slowed down to enter the Hutchinson River Parkway North.

A Pelham police officer and a Westchester County police officer responded and checked the area, but the subject was gone upon arrival.

She described the suspect as a 6-foot-tall white male who was around 50 years old with brown hair and a brown jacket, police said. The man approached her car and pulled on the door handle, which was locked, and he made some type of hand gesture. The victim then sped away and she noticed in her mirror that the subject was walking northbound on the parkway.

The Westchester County Police Department will be following up with the woman because of the ongoing incidents in New Rochelle and the town of Pelham with subjects being approached and robbed at gunpoint at train/bus stations, police said.

Also on the blotter:

Raccoon Euthanized: A Townsend Avenue woman called the Pelham Manor Police Department on Monday at 1:08 p.m. because there was a sick raccoon “twitching” at the end of her driveway. A police officer arrived and found the raccoon was gone upon his arrival. The woman called again at 4:10 p.m. because the raccoon was lying in her driveway. An officer euthanized the raccoon with a dart gun.

Dizzy Woman: Pelham Manor police responded to a call at BJ’s Wholesale Club on Monday at 10:18 a.m. because an elderly woman was “feeling like she may pass out.”

Paramedics checked the woman’s vitals to find that she had a low blood glucose level. A medic administered dextrose, which helped the victim get to a more alert state, and then an ambulance arrived to transport her to Sound Shore Medical for further treatment and observation.

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