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Cops: Woman robbed in downtown Riverhead parking lot


A woman was reportedly robbed in a downtown Riverhead parking lot early Saturday morning, Riverhead Town police said. 

Police were called to McDermott Avenue about 12:25 a.m., where a 26-year-old woman told police she was “physically accosted” by a unknown Hispanic man while she was seated in her vehicle, according to a police news release. The man reportedly entered the vehicle and took her cell phone,according to police.

The man then fled on foot south towards the Peconic riverfront, police said.

Riverhead police have asked anyone with information about the incident to contact the detective division at 631-727-4500.

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