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Jewelry Taken From Dobbs Ferry Home

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – A 59-year-old Dobbs Ferry woman told police last week that approximately $200,000 worth of jewelry had been stolen from her home.  Police said the assorted jewelry was stolen sometime between Nov. 18 and Dec. 6, but there were no signs of forced entry. Police said the woman was unsure of who could have taken it, but believed it may have been a contractor who was working in her home.  Police are still investigating the matter. 

Also in the blotter:

A Brick Oven Pizza delivery driver was assaulted with a hammer by an unknown man while walking on Clinton Avenue, according to police. The 23-year-old male was struck in the head and received lacerations to the scalp, which required a hospital visit and staples.  Police said it wasn’t a robbery as nothing was taken from the victim. Police said the victim believes he may know the attacker, but wasn’t sure.  According to police the victim wasn't sure whether he wanted to file a report of the Dec. 5 attack.

A Batman-themed child's size sofa was stolen from the doorstep of a Dobbs Ferry home on the morning of Dec. 9.  Police said the delivery driver left the box on the doorstep and an unknown person stole the sofa, which is valued at $32.50.  Police are still investigating the matter.

Police said an unknown suspect falsely reported a bomb threat at Mercy College on Dec. 8, saying “There is a bomb.  I say there is a bomb. You need to evacuate.”  Mercy was advised to notify other campuses and police departments.  The school had its security conduct a walkthrough, but found nothing suspicious so no further action was taken.

A 15-year-old male student at the Masters School filed a report with police after his silver Mac Book Pro was stolen from his backpack.  Police said the laptop was stolen on Nov. 29, but the theft wasn’t reported until Dec. 7.  Police said the victim left his backpack in the Masters Hall mail delivery room between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. and when he returned the laptop, which is valued at $1,800, was missing. 

A Children’s Village employee reported to police that she had observed a suspect damage a classroom SMART board, which is valued at approximately $7,000, on Dec. 7.  Police said the suspect pulled the plug and began scratching the board.  Police said that nobody has been charged with any crimes yet.

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