Two suspects armed with super-soaker water guns chase and rob victim on Union Avenue


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The Union Avenue block on which the victim was chased by two men with super-soaker squirt guns.

An adult male was chased Thursday by two black male suspects brandishing super-soaker water guns, who tackled the victim and robbed him of $520 and other items on Union Avenue in New Rochelle, according to the New Rochelle Police Department.

The victim sustained a scraped left elbow and refused medical attention, the police statement said.

Officers responded to 114 Union Avenue at about 11:27 p.m. to the report of a robbery.

Police said the investigation found the victim “was walking on Union Avenue while being followed by a black SUV. Two male black suspects exited the vehicle with super-soaker-style water guns and chased him to 114 Union Ave., where they tackled him and robbed him of $520, his bank card and identification. The suspects were then picked up by the same black SUV and fled the area.”

New Rochelle detectives are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information was urged to call the department at 914-654-2300.