MASSENA — A father and daughter have been charged in a Highland Road robbery at knife point.

State police said it was at about 9:48 p.m., Tuesday when Gerald L. Dissotle, 48, and his daughter Patience M. Dissotle, 27, were at 170 Highland Road when they held up a man and stole $214 and a cell phone from him.

Mr. Dissotle and his daughter were each charged with a count of first-degree robbery. Mr. Dissotle was additionally charged with first-degree unlawful imprisonment and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Both defendants were arraigned in Town Court and sent to St. Lawrence County jail, Canton, with Mr. Dissotle being held without bail and Ms. Dissotle being held on $500 cash bail or $1,000 bond.

Both defendants are to reappear in Town Court at 10 a.m. on July 12.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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