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Man Tries To Rob Yorktown Jewelers Through Adjacent Barber Shop, Police Say

Yorktown Jewelers is located next to the Yorktown Barber Shop in the Roma Building.
Yorktown Jewelers is located next to the Yorktown Barber Shop in the Roma Building. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A man was arrested in Yorktown early Tuesday morning after he attempted to break into Yorktown Jewelers at by using an adjacent barbershop at the Roma Building on 2008 Crompond Road.

Paul Shkreli, 44, of Yonkers was arrested and charged with two counts of burglary in the third degree, Class D felonies.

Police received an anonymous call about a possible burglary at 3:44 a.m. and found the front door to Yorktown Barber Shop, adjacent to Yorktown Jewelers to be unsecured.

Shkreli was seen inside the barbershop and was taken into custody without incident, police said. Police said he was hoping to enter the jewelry store to steal merchandise.

Shkreli was remanded without bail and is due back in court on Oct. 17.

In 2004, Shkreli led police on a chase in Bedford, which caused entrances to the Bedford Central School District and Katonah Lewisboro School District to be locked.

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