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February 3, 2013

Police Log: Feb. 3, 2013 — Felony arrest

PLATTSBURGH — A Peru man was charged with robbery and attempted assault Friday after he allegedly stole the shoes off another man’s feet, police said.

The crime was reported at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Plattsburgh City Police said.

Austin Haynes, 19, was allegedly arguing about money with another 19-year-old male on Elm Street in the City of Plattsburgh when Haynes forcibly removed the victim’s Nike Air Jordan sneakers, police said.

The shoes are valued at about $110, police said.

Haynes was charged with third-degree robbery, a felony, and third-degree attempted assault, a misdemeanor.

He was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court Friday night, police said.

Haynes was taken to the Clinton County Jail where he posted $5,000 cash bail Saturday morning, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.

His next court date was not available Saturday.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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