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Two Arrested in Owego for Robbery

In Owego, police have two suspects in custody, accused of robbing a 70-year-old woman.

22-year-old Dustin Steigler and 20-year-old Dillon Steigler, both of Owego, reportedly approached the woman near an ally in the Court Street parking lot.

Police say after a brief struggle, the suspects fled on foot with the victim's purse.

Both men are charged with Robbery, Grand Larceny, and Criminal Possession of stolen property.

In addition, Dustin Steigler was charged with Ciminal Mischief for allegedly destroying  the victim's cell phone in an attempt to disable the GPS tracking feature.

The victim was treated at the scene by the Owego Emergency Squad.



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