Police from 5 departments at South Fifth Avenue and West Seventh Road in Mount Vernon after suspects in a Greenburgh Verizon Wi-fi retailer theft have been chased in a white Jeep alongside 4 parkways and ended up in Mount Vernon.
The 2 males accused of robbing a Greenburgh Verizon Wi-fi retailer at gunpoint and main police on a automotive chase final week at the moment are dealing with federal fees.
New York Metropolis residents Diabel Samb, 32, and Mamadou Ndao, 24, are charged with one rely of Hobbs Act theft and utilizing a firearm throughout a criminal offense of violence. The utmost sentences are 20 years and life in jail, respectively.
“As alleged, Ndao and Samb endangered the lives of consumers and retailer staff in a collection of armed robberies,” Joon Kim, the appearing US Lawyer of the Southern District of New York, stated in a press release. “Because of our regulation enforcement companions, the defendants at the moment are in custody and can face justice in federal courtroom.”
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Samb and Ndao entered the store at 979 S. Central Ave. in the Edgemont section around 11 a.m. on Oct. 24, forced the employees to the back of the store and stole numerous cellphones, police said.
They drove off in a white Jeep Liberty onto the Bronx River Parkway, Cross County Parkway and Hutchinson River Parkway, where they got off at Sandford Boulevard and drove into the Bronx before heading into Mount Vernon, according to police.
The Jeep and a county police SUV crashed near the intersection of West Seventh Street and South Fifth Avenue in Mount Vernon. County police and Pelham police then took the men into custody after a short foot pursuit, Westchester police said.
Greenburgh police said Mount Vernon police, Yonkers police and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force also helped with the investigation.
Greenbrugh Police Chief Christopher McNerney praised the effort of all the law enforcement agencies involved.
“This successful investigation is the direct result of an outstanding cooperative effort,” McNerney said in a statement. “The arrests of these violent individuals and pending federal prosecution sends a message to the residents of Westchester and beyond that we are committed to using all resources available to…