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Two Bronx Teens Arrested in White Plains Mac Theft

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - After a brief chase on S. Broadway and a resolved identity dispute, police arrested two Bronx teens who officers say stole nearly $6,000 worth of laptops from the local Apple store this week.

Officers arrived at the Westchester Mall Apple store around 10:10 a.m. Wednesday. Store staff told police two young men walked out with five MacBook Air laptops.

While canvassing the area, police spotted two teens running out of 60 S. Broadway. According to police reports, officers caught up with the suspects near 44 S. Broadway.

One of the teens, a 16-year-old from the Bronx, was arrested and charged with one count of third-degree grand larceny, a felony.

The other suspect told police he was 13 and was brought back to Woodfield Cottage, a youth detention center in Valhalla. Woodfield Cottage staff told officers the teen wasn't 13 and didn't go by the name he had previously told police.

Police looked into the boy's identity and discovered he had lied about his name and age. The suspect, a 16-year-old from the Bronx, was arrested Thursday and charged with one count of third-degree grand larceny, a felony, and one count of false personation, a misdemeanor.

Other news from the police blotter includes:

A Lake Street resident parked his white Mitsubishi Galant near 15 Steward Pl. around 10 a.m. Thursday and discovered someone had taken his car when he returned at 2:30 p.m. The 55-year-old man told officers nobody else had access to his 2000 Mitsubishi.

A Fishkill, N.Y. man alerted police after he returned to the Hamilton-Main parking garage Thursday evening and noticed the front passenger-side window of his car had been smashed. He told officers a $199 Tom Tom GPS system and $200 Sirius XM radio were missing from his 2008 Honda Accord. The Fishkill man estimated it would cost $250 to replace the window.

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