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UPDATE: Utica police make arrest in armed home invasion robbery

17-year-old Randeise White of Utica (Photo provided by the Utica Police Department)

Utica police have made an arrest in the home invasion-style robbery that occurred on Steuben Street Monday afternoon.

Posted: Aug 28, 2018 10:36 AM
Updated: Aug 28, 2018 5:54 PM

UPDATE: Utica police have made an arrest in the home invasion-style robbery that occurred on Steuben Street Monday afternoon.

Seventeen-year-old Randeise White of Utica is charged with felony first-degree burglary and felony first-degree robbery.

Police say during their investigation of the incident, they found that at least one male had gone into the second-floor resident armed with a handgun and demanded both cash and property from the victim. After taking the property, a brief struggle ensued and Randeise then fled the scene, according to police.

Randeise was developed as a suspect after police spoke with the victim and witnesses. He was located on Tuesday by Utica police and the U.S. Marshall Task Force.

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(Previous coverage)

The Utica Police Department is searching for someone they believe was involved in a home invasion on Monday.

Utica police say they received a call just before 4:30 p.m. Monday for a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Steuben Street. Police say when they arrived, they were told it was a home invasion-style robbery and that the suspect had a gun.

Police are still searching for the suspect, who they believe could have a handgun.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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