2 men arrested, accused in Fordham jewelry store armed robbery

Police say the duo entered Focus Jewelry on Fordham Road wearing masks and carrying guns on March 6.

News 12 Staff

Apr 14, 2024, 1:35 PM

Updated 41 days ago

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Two suspects wanted for stealing over $100,000 worth of jewelry during an armed robbery at a Fordham store have been arrested.
Police say the duo entered Focus Jewelry on Fordham Road wearing masks and carrying guns on March 6. One of the suspects approached a guard with his gun while the other hopped over the counter to take the jewelry.
No shots were fired. However, authorities say the guard was hit in the head with a pistol.
Police say Angel Mendez and Victor Martinez have been charged with robbery.


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