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Thieves Break Into Car At Ramapo Park, Steal Pocketbook

Ramapo police are investigating a car break-in that occurred Saturday at Children's Park in Chestnut Ridge.
Ramapo police are investigating a car break-in that occurred Saturday at Children's Park in Chestnut Ridge. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- Thieves smashed the window of a car at a park in Chestnut Ridge and stole a woman’s pocketbook, Ramapo police said.

The victim was visiting Children’s Park off Grotke Road in the village on Saturday, Aug. 20, when the break-in occurred, police said.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call police at (845)-357-2400.

Also Saturday, police investigated a car accident in Hillcrest and two others in Airmont. No injuries were reported in any of the crashes, they said.

Police responded to a total of 115 calls Saturday, including 12 medical emergencies, 22 alarm activations, six fire calls and made two arrests, one for harassment and the other for the unauthorized use of a vehicle.

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