A 14-year-old Hastings-on-Hudson, NY high school student allegedly as she was entering her car. She called police, who found the boy based on her description. The boy was charged with forcible touching and the case was referred to family court in Yonkers, NY.
New Castle, NY, Police sent out an advisory message due to a number of black bear sightings in the area recently. Black bears have been seen on Route 100, Gedney Park, the Douglas Road area and Quaker Rd. near the Duck Pond. The NY Department of Environmental Conservation said bears will only be asked to leave if they create a public disturbance, act aggressively towards a human or pet, attempt to enter a home, or is injured and cannot move freely to escape.
A man in his 40s has been targeting Harrison, NY residents of Italian descent, according to police. The man knocks on residents' doors and, speaking in Italian, . After a connection is made, the man asks them for $100 and gives them a leather jacket in return. The jacket is worthless, said police.
A 21-year-old Congers, NY man was charged with reckless endangerment and fleeing police after hitting on Rte. 304 in Bardonia, NY, according to police. The motorcycle pulled over in New City where he was arrested.
Editor's note: This article in a slightly different form, in Westchester County and Rockland County Patch sites, including Portchester Patch.