Owner: High-end sneaker stores in White Plains and New Rochelle robbed of gear worth $60K
The owner of two high-end sneaker and streetwear stores in White Plains and New Rochelle says he was robbed of $60,000 worth of merchandise overnight.
Owner Drew Thornton says his store, The Private Shop on East Post Road in White Plains, was robbed just before 3 a.m. White Plains police say the front window of the store was shattered and merchandise was scattered throughout the interior.
Thornton says his shop at 615 North Ave. was also hit. He estimates $30,000 of gear was taken from each store.
Currently, both locations are being treated as crime scenes as authorities investigate the situation and canvass the area for witnesses and surveillance video.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the White Plains Police Detective Division at (914) 422-6200.