Two men have been arrested and charged with breaking into a Great Neck home and stealing a safe, which was later recovered, Nassau police said.
The burglary occurred on Saturday at 10:52 p.m. at a home on Udall Drive, according to Third Squad detectives.
David Jimenez, 17, of 18-04 College Point Blvd., in College Point, Queens, and Felipe Sanchez, 20, of 460 W 41st St, in Manhattan, along with an unknown third individual, were observed entering the residence, police said.DataLI crime stats
A witness called 911 and responding officers located the defendants in the vicinity of 1010 Northern Blvd., police said. The third suspect fled. The safe was recovered at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
Jimenez and Sanchez were charged with second-degree burglary and were arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Sunday. Jimenez's bond was set at $250,000 or $125,000 cash, according to online court records. Sanchez's bond was set at $100,000 or $50,000 cash.