A Syracuse woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing over $1,000 worth of merchandise from the Boscov’s store at the Sangertown Square Mall in New Hartford.

New Hartford Police say officers responded to a call at Boscov’s at around 8:00 Tuesday night.

Boscov's in Syracuse, New York Photo Credit Google (image captured November 2016) via Google Maps (April 2022)
Boscov's in Syracuse, New York Photo Credit Google (image captured November 2016) via Google Maps (April 2022)
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Boscov’s employees told police that a woman had just stolen more that $1,000 worth of merchandise from the store and fled the area in a vehicle.

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Police were able to locate the vehicle in the parking lot of a nearby shopping plaza and identified the passenger in the vehicle, 38-year old Sonya Phillips of Syracuse, as the suspect.

Phillips was taken into custody and charged with Grand Larceny in the 4th degree, a Class E Felony, as the merchandise which was recovered, had a total value of $1,271.

Phillips was released with an Appearance Ticket to return to New Hartford Town Court at a later date.

[AUTHOR'S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the New Hartford Police Department  The reader is reminded that all suspects and arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  At the time of this posting no additional information is available.]

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