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Peekskill Man Arrested For Robbery

Peekskill police arrested Robert Patterson for robbing a man at knife point for his bicycle on Thursday, Nov. 7.
Peekskill police arrested Robert Patterson for robbing a man at knife point for his bicycle on Thursday, Nov. 7. Photo Credit: File

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Peekskill Police have arrested a man for stealing a bike at knife point on Thursday, Nov. 7, police officials said.

Robert Patterson allegedly knocked a man off of his bike the corner of N Division Street and Pemart Avenue and threatened to cut the man's throat if he didn't surrender the bike. The victim turned over the bike and his none before Patterson allegedly punched him in the face, Peekskill Police said.

Patterson was found on the 800 block of Main Street later and arrested. He was charged with first degree robbery and remanded to Westchester County Jail, according to Peekskill Police.

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