A homeless man and a Port Jefferson woman were arrested on felony robbery charges following a May 24 incident during which police said they robbed a woman of jewelry and her purse.
According to police, a woman was walking behind Arthur Avenue, near the Smithtown Train Station, around 9:45 p.m. when Luke Guggino, 22, and Franchesca Guttierrez, 25, approached the woman and stole the necklaces hanging around her neck, as well as the purse she was carrying.
Both were later caught by police and arrested on charges of robbery in the second degree.
According to court records, Guttierrez pleaded guilty on June 1 to a misdemeanor assault charge. She was released on her own recognizance following her plea, records show.
Guggino pleaded not guilty to the robbery charges and remains in custody at Suffolk County Jail.