Man Arrested for Attempting to Rob New City Home

According to police a man was arrested after attempting to rob a woman in her front yard in New City. Around 12:00 PM on Wednesday afternoon 44-year old Michael Deleo approached the woman, who was playing in her front yard on Pleasant Hill Drive with her three year old son at the time, and allegedly told her that he was armed and he wouldn’t hurt her if she took him to her money and jewelry. After Deleo lifted his shirt to show a gun, the woman’s husband answered the front door and the man fled. Police reported that they caught the 44-year old suspect and discovered a baton, gravity knife, can of mace, and two unloaded pistols in his vehicle. He arrested on four felony charges and is being held in Rockland County Jail.

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