Man forces his way into New Hartford home; steals woman's ring

By WKTV News

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A New Hartford man is behind bars for allegedly stealing a ring right off a woman's finger.

New Hartford Police say David Benner, 32, was arrested after a dispute with a woman at a New Hartford residence. Authorities claim he forced his way into the home and stole the ring she was wearing.

The woman says a second person had her subdued while Benner entered her home and stole other property as well.

Benner faces charges of robbery in the 3rd degree, criminal obstruction of breathing and harassment. He was arraigned in New Hartford Town Court and remanded to the Oneida County Correctional Facility with no bail.

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