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Store Owner Beat up and Robbed

Store Owner Beat up and Robbed

ELMIRA HEIGHTS (WENY)---A Chemung County Business owner was allegedly beat up in his store over the weekend.

Elmira Heights Police say it happened Saturday at Double Play Sports Cards on East 14th Street in Elmira Heights around 1 in the afternoon.

Robert Comfort, 35, of Horseheads allegedly entered the store, beat up the owner and stole money. Comfort took off and was later arrested at his home on Virginia Avenue.

He was sent to the Chemung County jail on $20,000 dollars bail.

The owner of the store, Stephen Shoemaker, suffered minor injuries.