Investigators: DNA evidence helps find Hicksville robbery suspect 6 months later

Police say Jose Ordonez-Bonilla approached the woman while she was sitting in her car on Old Country Road back in December.

News 12 Staff

Jun 14, 2021, 9:36 AM

Updated 1,038 days ago

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Months later, police say they've nabbed the person who tried to steal a woman's purse at knifepoint in Hicksville.
Police say Jose Ordonez-Bonilla approached the woman while she was sitting in her car on Old Country Road back in December.
The New Cassel man allegedly walked up to the driver's side window with a knife and demanded for her purse. He ended up empty-handed, police say.
Police say investigators used video surveillance and DNA evidence to track down the suspect and make the arrest.


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