The Eighth Squad reports the Arrest of a Bronx man for Grand Larceny (Attempt) that occurred on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 5:55 p.m. in Hicksville.
According to detectives, an 87-year-old female victim was contacted by phone by an unknown person and was told that her son had been arrested and she needed to come up with $6,350 to bail him out. The victim contacted police who responded to her residence on Croyden Ave. When Jose Rosario, 28, of 922 Elsmere Place, Apt. 41, came to collect the money from the victim, he was placed into custody by detectives without incident.
Jose Rosario is charged with Attempted Grand Larceny 3rd degree. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 in Mineola.
Detectives request anyone that feels they may have been the victim of a similar crime contact their local police department.
Details by: Det. Lopera/8th Squad 09/02/20/0140/8751