Police: Man arrested for robbing woman at knifepoint, stealing car in Coram

Suffolk police say the victim was sitting in her car in her driveway on Teller Avenue a little after midnight on Saturday.

News 12 Staff

Feb 13, 2023, 10:38 AM

Updated 428 days ago

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A Coram man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a woman at knifepoint and stealing her car.
Suffolk police say the victim was sitting in her car in her driveway on Teller Avenue a little after midnight on Saturday.
Police say 22-year-old Diorgenis Cruz-Torres smashed the driver's side window with a hammer and threatened the woman with a knife.
Police say Torres then drove off in the stolen car.
Police were able to track the vehicle to Manhattan, through the victim's cellphone.
Torres now faces felony robbery charges.


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