Town of Onondaga, N.Y. - Two Syracuse men have been arrested for falsely reporting an armed robbery.
Onondaga County Sheriffs say 25 year old Jeddidia Manning and 31 year old Josh Phillips cooked up a scheme to steal about $3700 from their employer.
Deputies say Phillips claimed he was robbed of a business deposit outside the Key Bank located on West Seneca Turnpike Sunday afternoon. He gave a description to the police who found the supposed suspect with the cash nearby.
After interviewing both investigators determined they were lying.
Both the following charges:
- Grand larceny in the 3rd degree
- Falsely reporting an incident in the 3rd degree
- Conspiracy in the 5th degree.
Both were arraigned. Manning is being held without bail and Phillips was released pending trial.