A 19-year-old Poughkeepsie teen was charged with attempted robbery and assault after stealing a $21 bottle of alcohol from a Highland's liquor store and attacking the store clerk.
Aaron A. Lisson was arrested around 8 p.m., Dec. 31, after stealing the bottle from Highland Liquor Store in the Bridgeview Plaza, according to Lt. James Janso of the Lloyd Police Department.
When the clerk followed Lisson outside and attempted to take a picture of his vehicle, he attempted to take her phone and punched and pushed her to the ground causing abrasion and cuts t her arm, hand, and legs, Janso said.
Lisson was located a short time later in Dutchess County and arrested without incident, he added.
He was arraigned and released. He is scheduled to appear in court on an. 11.
Lloyd police were assisted by the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office.
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