A Hempstead teen who works in nearby Garden City Park attempted to burglarize a Kildare Road home but fled the scene when a resident witnessed him trying to gain access through a window, according to Garden City police.
The 19-year-old was subsequently arrested and charged with attempted burglary of the Kildare Road home as well as previous burglaries on Nov. 27 at a Weyford Terrace
residence and on Nov. 30 at a Sackville Road residence, where a rear window was found pried open and
several pieces of jewelry discovered missing from a first floor
bedroom, police said.
On Dec. 6, at 9 p.m., police received a call from a Kildare Road
resident stating that a male subject had just attempted to gain access to his
residence through a window.
The resident told police that when the subject saw
him, he fled the scene in a van. The resident was able to provide police with the vehicle
According to a police report, Officer Florio responded to the
area and observed the suspect vehicle traveling north on Denton Road. He
stopped the vehicle on Jericho Turnpike.
The arrest information was supplied by the Garden City Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.