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Man bites liquor storeowner in robbery attempt


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Man bites liquor storeowner in robbery attempt

New Paltz Town Police have arrested a Highland man on a charge of second-degree robbery.

Police said that Davon Wilkins, 18, allegedly tried to steal liquor from New Paltz Win and Spirits Liquor store on Route 299 in New Paltz on Thursday, August 12. He was arrested on Friday, August 13.

Police said Wilkins struggled with the storeowner while attempting to steal liquor and bit him on the hand before fleeing. The owner was treated on the scene by the New Paltz Rescue Squad.

With the assistance of Town of Lloyd Police, Wilkins was located at his home Friday evening.

He was arraigned and remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $2,000 bail.


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