The 79-year-old Oscar winner brushed past reporters and into a waiting Cadillac Escalade after leaving his Upper East Side home around 4:30 p.m., folder of documents in hand.
According to The New York Post, De Niro was holed up in the house all day after the robbery, which happened at about 2:30 a.m.
Meanwhile, Shanice Aviles, 30, was taken to Manhattan Criminal Court, where she was charged with robbery. “I haven’t been to Robert De Niro’s house!” she yelled at reporters as the woman was led in handcuffs from the Lenox Hill police station. Sources said she has been on the police radar at least 26 times, including 16 this year alone for robbery and petty theft.
It was previously reported that in New York, the actor starred in a new crime drama. He has an important role.