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Days after deputies request public’s assistance identifying suspect in robbery Avoca resident taken into custody

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The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Avoca resident following a robbery in the village of Wayland.


According to a news release, Dylan Bacon, 23, is accused of forcibly entering a retail property and stealing merchandise while making threats with a weapon.

He was charged with first-degree robbery, which is a Class B felony, as well as petit larceny.


The arrest came three days after deputies requested assistance from the public identifying a person of interest in the robbery.

Deputies thanked the public for their assistance in the investigation.