Screams from Matthiessen Park, Man Disturbs Library Patrons

This report was derived from information from the Dobbs Ferry Police Department, it does not indicate a conviction.

  • A 34-year-old Irvington resident reported a case of attempted identity theft to Irvington Police on Wednesday after discovering that someone attempted to make a purchase at a Wal-Mart in Arizona. The purchased, along with another purchase of electronics from the United Kingdom were denied. The victim reports that there were also attempts to open several credit cards under his name, which were also denied.
  • An Irvington resident heard the sound of a man screaming coming from a wooded area in Matthiessen Park on Wednesday and called 911 around 10:37 p.m. Witnesses told police they saw a man enter the wooded area with a flashlight, however police did not find the man after searching the area.
  • A local sanitation worker reported seeing a suspicious looking man walking in the middle of the street on Main Street around 5:44 a.m. Wednesday. Police did not find a man who fit the description when they conducted a search. 
  • A librarian at the Irvington Public Library called police on Thursday around 10:50 a.m. to report a suspicious person in the library who was alarming patrons. The librarian told police that there was a male acting very strangely and disturbing library patrons and that he left through the foot through the front door when she called the police. Police did not find anyone matching the description in the area.

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