New Rochelle police responded in force to an incident on Lincoln Avenue near the intersection with Memorial Highway. Officers from throughout the city responded at high speed. Two arrests were made.
As the police questioned two men, before handcuffing them and taking them in patrol cars, a crowd watching from a nearby apartment building at 33 Lincoln Avenue shouted down at the officers.
“We are watching you”, several onlookers shouted.
Carrington Arms Community House at 33 Lincoln Avenue, is a family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal government’s Department of Housing and Urban Development,
Some people shouted various derogatory remarks at the officers, others shouted words of support and encouragement for the two men taken away by police. Police officers ignored the remarks.
The arrests were made in front of the #1 American Deli at 41 Lincoln Avenue. Police searched a white vehicle in the parking lot adjacent to 33 Lincoln Avenue.
Police officers left the area without incident.