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Man Attempts Armed Robbery At Gas Station In Yonkers

A man with a gun tried to hold up this BP Station on Central Park Avenue in Yonkers, News 12 Westchester reported.
A man with a gun tried to hold up this BP Station on Central Park Avenue in Yonkers, News 12 Westchester reported. Photo Credit: Google Maps

YONKERS, N.Y. -- A man tried to hold up a gas station in the pre-dawn hours Sunday in Yonkers, according to News 12 Westchester.

The 1 a.m. attempted hold-up occurred at the Central Park Avenue BP gas station, said the report.

An employee there told the news agency a gun wielding man approached the window, telling him to "open the door," News 12 Westchester said.

The worker then ran and hid in a room with a locked door and window that is bullet proofed, then called police, according to the report.

The workers were not hurt and the man with the gun ran away without getting cash, said News 12 Westchester.

To read the News 12 Westchester report, click here.

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