UPDATE: Manhunt in North Rockland Leads to Two Arrests

UPDATE

Two male suspects are in custody after local authorities, with assistance of “eagle-eyed residents”, identified and detained  two men accused of committing an armed home invasion on Tuesday, September 7. The men were apprehended at approximately  5pm on Tuesday.

The arrests come after a manhunt conducted through the town of Stony Point, led by local police and assisted by state police and the Rockland Sheriffs office.  The suspects, who stand accused of assault and armed home invasion, fled the scene of the scene of the attack in an SUV, but crashed the vehicle in the backyard shed of a local residence and proceeded to flee on foot. Authorities stated that the attackers pistol whipped a man and injured two young children before fleeing the scene.

The victims of the crime have reported no serious injuries, according to reports from News 12.

 

Suspect’s vehicle crashed into shed; Photo provided by Laureen Motto Gallo