Police: Woman, 66, Accused of Shoplifting in Bronxville

Charged with petit larceny by Bronxville PD, Caren Katz of Ardsley allegedly stole a blouse from The Yum Yum Tree store on Pondfield Road.

Employees at The Yum Yum Tree in Bronxville seem to remember the customers who frequent the store and for Caren Katz of Ardsley, that recognition ended up leading to her being arrested for shoplifting.

The 66 year-old was identified by a store employee from previous purchases made in the store when workers discovered that a blouse, valued at $78 was missing from the store, according to police.

Suspecting Katz was responsible, they contacted Bronxville PD and asked if they would inquire about the missing blouse to Katz. Bronxville Police contacted Katz, who surrendered herself and returned the merchandise.

Charged with petit larceny, she was released pending a court hearing.

ingeborg oppenheimer September 18, 2012 at 02:50 PM
at age 66, sorry to say, the possibility of dementia should be considered, especially given karen's observation of the traveling distances; it somehow doesn't sound like a poverty issue. i hope her family is paying attention. there are medications available that can slow the progress of some kinds of dementia.
Joan Jennings September 18, 2012 at 08:15 PM
As I read this with my 66-year old eyes, I'm finding it difficult to be considered "elderly"!
JOHN DEMPSEY JR. September 18, 2012 at 09:00 PM
L Murphy September 18, 2012 at 09:19 PM
66 is "elderly?" Not around Bronxville. Hell, I'm 55!! Maybe you'd forgive me if I snagged something from Citrine ;)
Joan Jennings September 18, 2012 at 11:14 PM
Thank you for removing "elderly" from the title of this post, said the grateful and hopefully youthful in mind if not in body 66-year-old.


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