Another Commuter Robbery, Monday in Harrison


Harrison Train Station


This is getting old.

Mamaroneck Mayor Norm Rosenblum is warning residents of his Village about the  11:55 pm, April 9  robbery in Harrison, another in a series of robberies this year of commuters walking home from a train station in the shore towns.

This is the second robbery near the Harrison Train Station in the last two months.

These two robberies are similar to the robberies that occurred in the Village of Mamaroneck, Town of Mamaroneck, Pelham and New Rochelle. It appears the suspect is targeting commuters along the New Haven train line.

In all of the robberies the suspect is a black male wearing a mask and dark clothing. He approaches the victims from behind, displays a handgun and demands the victim’s personal possessions, including cell phones, wallets and electronic devices.

Rosenblum says, “It is always advisable that you are aware of your surroundings while walking home from the train station.Use electronic devices while walking home only if absolutely necessary. Always walk in well lit areas and preferably with another person.

If you see any suspicious person(s) or incidents call the Village of Mamaroneck Police directly at: (914) 777-7783.

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