Elmira Heights man indicted for 7-11 strong-arm robbery


ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – An Elmira Heights man has been indicted for an August strong-arm robbery at a 7-Eleven.

Edward Kingsley, 55, was indicted for Third-Degree Robbery and Third-Degree Burglary for the August 19 incident.

Court documents said that Kingsley entered an employee-only area in the 7-Eleven at 221 Oakwood Avenue, intending to commit a crime, and forcibly stole property from an employee.

Witnesses said Kingsley physically harassed the store clerk, pushing and punching him. Kingsley allegedly then left the store with a pack of beer.

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