LI Woman Charged With Robbery After Breaking State Farm Office Door: Police

A woman was charged with robbery after attempting to break into an insurance agency office in Levittown while her baby was in the car, authorities said.

to A police officer was on patrol Saturday morning when he observed a woman running to the back of a State Farm Insurance Agency store on Wantagh Avenue, police said.

The officer caught up with Karen Colato, 25, who tried to get into a 2008 Ford, and prevented her from entering the car, police said. 

In the front-passenger seat was her four-month-old daughter wrapped in a blanket, police said.

It was determined that Colato allegedly threw a brick at the front glass door, shattering it in attempt to get inside.

Colato was arrested and charged with burglary, criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child. The baby was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

Colato is scheduled to be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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