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Yonkers Man Robbed At Gunpoint

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Police detectives are investigating an armed robbery of a 51-year-old city man near the Bronx border by three teenagers.

Police said the three, one armed with a silver handgun, approached the man from behind at the intersection of Fanshaw and Leighton avenues at 4:00 p.m. Monday and demanded money.

One teen rifled through the victim's pockets and took $25 and a black cell phone as the gunman held him at bay.

The three then ran into Bronx.

Police searched the area but made no arrest.

Police are asking anyone with information about the robbery to call the Detective Division at 914-377-7724.

All calls are anonymous.

 

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was born June 8, 1953. Mr. Lockhart is a former Bronx resident from the Marble Hill section, and attended The Bronx High School of Science and Manhattan College. A former All-American basketball player at both institutions, he left for Europe in 1976 to pursue a professional career after a brief encounter with the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA. Continuing his education he actively plunged into corporate marketing communications with international companies like Philips, Alstom, Qiagen Instruments, KPMG, European Space Administration, ABN-Amro Bank and the Port of Rotterdam, while continuing to play ball and coach. Teaching English and advertising in Holland led to the setup of Ideas Unlimited, his own International Business Communications firm. Mr. Lockhart has lived and worked in various countries for the past 33 years, speaks German, French, Dutch and is currently learning Italian. Now residing near Zurich Switzerland, he has three children, Jarrett, 31 Chief of Staff with the Bronx City Council, 14th District, Maraya, 21 and Malik, 11. Tom is currently serving as Communications Manager and Asst. Operations Coordinator of the Marble Hill Reunion and Development Project.