Utica man with crow bar accused of stealing from elderly woman's purse

A man allegedly armed with a crow bar in his front pant leg, entered an 88-year-old woman's Utica home, stole her purse, and fled.

Posted: May 3, 2019 7:45 AM
Updated: May 3, 2019 9:32 AM

UTICA, N.Y. -- A man allegedly armed with a crow bar in his front pant leg, entered an 88-year-old woman's Utica home, stole her purse, and fled.

Mark McDermott, 49 of Utica, was charged with burglary, grand larceny, and possession of burglar's tools.

A little before 11 Thursday night, police say McDermott entered the woman's home in the 1500 Block of Goodrich Avenue, in Utica.

A Utica police officer, was in the vicinity when he got the call. McDermott was later transported to Utica Police Department on those charges listed.

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