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Police Continue Search For Suspect In Knifepoint Yorktown Robbery

An artist who met with the victim produced a rendering of the suspect in a robbery Yorktown police said occurred Thursday at the Kmart parking lot
An artist who met with the victim produced a rendering of the suspect in a robbery Yorktown police said occurred Thursday at the Kmart parking lot Photo Credit: Courtesy of Yorktown Police

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- The man who allegedly robbed a woman at knifepoint in the Kmart parking lot Thursday remains at large.

On Saturday, police said they had nothing new to report regarding their investigation of the suspect, who is described as being in his early 20s and a light-skinned black male. He is approximately 5-foot-8 and average weight with light pock marks on both cheeks, police said.

He was wearing a light gray parka-type jacket with tan fur around the hood and a black, beanie-type hat.

The victim, a woman, was sitting in her car when an unknown male opened her front passenger side door and sat inside the car, holding her at knifepoint and demanding money, police said.

The woman hesitated and the man cut her with a knife and ran off with money and a her cellphone, police said.

Police said the man made off with about $240.

The woman was treated at Hudson Valley Hospital Center and released, police said.

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