Journal News Strikes Back at New Rochelle Public Library

Written By: Robert Cox


Now it could just be a coincidence that the headline emphasizes the assault and robbery took place “near 1 Library Plaza” but…

Journal News is reporting that Four teens charged in New Rochelle robbery near library

…a 38-year-old New Rochelle resident, was walking near 1 Library Plaza at 10:20 p.m. Friday when a group of seven to eight boys demanded a backpack he was carrying…The victim was punched in the head by another suspect. The group took the backpack and fled.

The story comes in the wake of a heated, scathing attack on the Journal News by Library officials.

New Rochelle, Yonkers libraries ramp up security
Journal News Examines New Rochelle Police Department Records for New Rochelle Public Library
New Rochelle Public Library Board Slams Journal News Story on Surveillance Cameras as Misleading, Wrong and Unfounded
Police Records Show Steady Increase in “Disruptive Behavior” at New Rochelle Public Library since 2007