Two Prattsburgh residents are accused of trying to steal from an elderly woman.
State Police say 24-year-old Brandon Todd threatened criminal action against the alleged victim, forcing her to sign a contract allowing him to take $7,500 from her, while also allowing himto live in the alleged victim’s house.
30-year-old Amanda Yates is accused of signing the fraudulent contract as a witness.
Todd is charged with felony attempted grand larceny and coercion, while Yates is charged with fraudulently obtaining a signature.
Both are being held in Steuben County Jail.