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Hastings Police Charge Boy With Forcible Touching

HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – A 14-year-old Hastings boy was charged with forcible touching, a misdemeanor, after grabbing a 57-year-old woman’s bottom, Hastings police said.

The woman was trying to enter her vehicle on Villard Avenue just after 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, when the incident occurred, police said.

The assailant ran away, but the woman was able to describe him, and police arrested the boy soon after in the A&P parking lot.

The boy was released to his mother just after 8 o'clock that night.

The following items were also reported by Hastings police:

Trespassing: A 52-year-old Yonkers man was charged with trespassing after allegedly going on the property of Bob’s Service Station and attempting to take scrap metal from a trash bin on the property. Police said he did not have permission to be there. He was later released on his own recognizance.

Theft From Vehicle: A Hastings resident reported that several items and cash were stolen from the resident's 2008 Subaru overnight on Wednesday, May 30. Police said the car was unlocked and parked in the victim’s driveway on Broadway. Police said $25 in cash, a Metro-North Railroad pass and a Kindle were stolen.

Missing Jewelry: An 83-year-old Hastings woman reported Wednesday, May 30, that jewelry had been stolen from her home. The woman reported a diamond watch, a diamond and solid gold bracelet valued at $5,000, another gold bracelet with diamonds, and a diamond ring of solid gold valued at $5,000 were missing from her High Street home. The woman said a cleaning crew had been in her home earlier in the month and may be responsible.

Stolen iPhone: An iPhone 4S valued at $749 was stolen from inside the desk of a 25-year-old female employee at Graham Middle School about 1 p.m. Thursday, May 31. Police said the woman left her pone in the desk, and when she returned it was missing. Police said there are potential suspects who are minors.

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