Yonkers cops search for 2 in robbery attempt

The Yonkers Police Headquarters on S. Broadway in

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The Yonkers Police Headquarters on S. Broadway in downtown Yonkers. (Feb. 23, 2012) (Credit: Angela Gaul)

Yonkers police on Friday were searching for two men who attempted a street robbery in broad daylight.

Two men approached the victim outside 1 Main St. about 3:49 p.m. Thursday, police said.

The two cornered the victim and dug a cellphone out of his pocket, police said. One of the men tried to grab his wallet as well.

But the victim managed to free himself and ran into a nearby...

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