YONKERS, N.Y. - A sizable section of the roof collapsed at the National Wholesale Liquidators store at the Mall at Cross County in Yonkers on Wednesday.
According to police, shortly after 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday morning, multiple agencies were dispatched to National Wholesale Liquidators following reports of a roof collapse that injured at least five people.
The nature of the injuries appears to be minor. The Yonkers Police Department, Fire Department and Emergency Service Units responded to the scene. All of the victims have been removed from the scene.
A worker in a Bobcat machine was doing work on the roof late on Wednesday morning, according to reports, before it caved into the shopping center. Employees at the store could not be immediately reached for comment.
Police have asked residents to avoid traveling in the area near Central Park Avenue and Mile Square Road. Keep following Daily Voice for more updates about Wednesday’s roof collapse at the Mall at Cross County as they become available.