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Yorktown Police Arrest Peekskill Woman In Theft From Employer At Mall

Yorktown police have arrested a Peekskill woman for stealing from a store in the Jefferson Valley Mall.
Yorktown police have arrested a Peekskill woman for stealing from a store in the Jefferson Valley Mall. Photo Credit: File

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown police have arrested a 27-year-old Peekskill woman for stealing from a local retailer.

Police were dispatched to investigate a report of a past larceny that occurred at the H&M clothing store in the Jefferson Valley Mall on Thursday, Feb. 11, at approximately 4:27 p.m., according to officials.

An investigation at the scene revealed that an employee, Zakheima J. McCoy, had allegedly made a fraudulent return for an unknown male and gave him the cash and the clothing, valued at $528.61, on Jan. 6, police report.

McCoy was arrested and taken to Police Headquarters for processing, according to officials.

She was charged with petty larceny, a class A misdemeanor, police report.

After processing, McCoy’s bail was set at $100, which she posted, according to police.

She is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on Thursday, March 10, officials report.

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