Woman Arrested For Trying to Hold Up Ithaca Tops Store
Monday, November 12, 2012
Ithaca Police have arrested a woman who tried to rob the Tops Store in Lansing this morning.
Police say around 3:00 this morning, 39 year old Wendy Kastenhuber passed a note to Tops employee demanding money and cigarettes. During the hold-up Kastenhuber is accused displaying a knife and threatening the employee.
The employee set off an alarm sending Kastenhuber running from the store with store employees following her. Officers responded and took the woman into custody, she was charged with a felony count of attempted robbery and is being held pending arraignment later today.
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