Elmira man charged with attempted burglary

Local News

The Elmira Police Department responded to a report of an attempted burglary on Willys St on June 19 and have arrested a male suspect.

Zachary M. Smith, 26, of Elmira, has been charged with attempted burglary in the second degree, a Class D Felony, after officers located him on a nearby street.

Police say Smith fled upon seeing police vehicles, but he was captured in a wooded area near Parkside Drive. The Elmira Police Department says Smith matched the description provided after the attempted burglary. 

The Elmira Police Department is asking any witnesses or anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Elmira Police Department at (607) 737-5626, or the tip line at (607)271-HALT.

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