Jamestown woman charged in break-in

A Jamestown woman who police say broke into a home in Fredonia and stole a purse is facing a host of charges.

The Fredonia Police Department on Thursday announced the arrest of 39-year-old Skyler M. Irish. Officers were called to 161 Central Ave. around 8:30 a.m. for a report of a woman inside a residence.

Officers learned that Skyler allegedly entered the home and struggled with a woman over a purse.

The woman was later treated for an injury to her arm.

Skyler, who was located by police inside the home, was being held for arraignment on charges of first-degree burglary, second-degree robbery, second-degree assault, fourth-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Officers were assisted by University police, the New York State Police and Fredonia fire and EMS.


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