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Robbery 2nd Arrest

On July 28th, 2017 at 4:07 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies were requested to the Mobil Gas Station located at 2311 N. Triphammer Road in the Village of Lansing for a physical confrontation.  Initial reports from witnesses indicated that two males had fled the scene after the dispute.  Deputies located and interviewed the victim upon their arrival who provided information on what allegedly had taken place including that property was taken during the attack.  Deputies also interviewed several witnesses on scene.

Deputies determined that the two men who fled the scene were William D. Reap, age 54 of Elm Street, Groton and his son, David A. Reap, age 22 of Main Street in Groton.  Both were arrested later that evening and both were charged with allegations of Robbery in the Second Degree: Aided by Another Person, a Class C Felony.  Both were arraigned in the Town of Lansing Court and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail on bail and ordered to appear at a later date in the Town of Lansing Court for preliminary hearings.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted by officers from The Village of Cayuga Heights Police Department and the apprehension was assisted by officers of the Village of Groton Police Department.