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Gas Siphoned From Pelham Man's Car in Driveway

PELHAM, N.Y. – A Pelham man was the victim of gas siphoning between Thursday at 9:30 p.m. and Friday at 5:45 a.m., police said. The River Avenue resident called the Pelham Police Department Friday at 5:50 a.m. after noticing his car had only a quarter tank of gas when he was leaving for work, police said.

The man told police that he filled up his gas tank at 9:17 p.m. Thursday at the Citgo gas station on Webster Avenue in New Rochelle. He had a receipt for that transaction, which he presented to the officer. After getting gas, he parked his car in his driveway and did not look at it again until leaving for work Friday morning.

The officer noticed the gas cap was open and also canvassed the area, but he did not see any other cars that had been visibly tampered with.

The following items were also reported by Pelham police:

Back Pain: A Clifford Avenue man called the Pelham Police Department at 5:21 a.m. Monday because he had been suffering from severe back pain all night, police said. An officer arrived in addition to the Pelham Fire Department, paramedics and ambulance. The man was taken to Sound Shore Medical Center by ambulance.

Trouble Breathing: Police responded to a home on Eighth Avenue at 7 a.m. Sunday after a woman reported difficulty breathing. The responding officer gave the victim oxygen, which she had requested. The Pelham Fire Department, paramedics and ambulance also responded. The woman was taken to Sound Shore Medical Center by ambulance.

Noise Complaint: A woman called the police at 12:08 a.m. Sunday because “four possibly intoxicated, loud parties” were standing in front of a Fifth Avenue residence, police said. An officer was sent and reported that the area was clear.

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