Rochester man charged with grand larceny, robbery

Posted at: 05/24/2013 8:46 AM

A 29-year-old Rochester man is facing charges after sheriff’s deputies say he stole an iPhone from someone in Pittsford.

Charles Jenkins is charged with robbery and grand larceny.

Investigators say Jenkins and an unknown accomplice stole the iPhone in the parking lot of AT&T in Pittsford. According to deputies, the accomplice put the victim in a bear hug while Jenkins stole the phone. Deputies say Jenkins had previous dealings with the victim.

Jenkins was remanded to the Monroe County Jail in lieu of bail. Deputies are still working to identify the second suspect.