Smile! Father and Son Steal Phones on Camera in Geneseo

Frederick Parsons. (Photo/Geneseo Police Department)

Fredrick Parsons. (Photo/Geneseo Police Department)

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Mount Morris father and son based on security camera footage that allegedly shows them stealing two cell phones.

According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Fredrick Parsons, 49, and his 17-year-old son were charged with misdemeanor Petit Larceny.

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The is withholding the name of the 17-year-old because he may be eligible for treatment as a youthful offender and his arrest record sealed.

The pair allegedly stole a Samsung Galaxy S7 and a Galaxy S5. Both phones are valued at over $700.

Store video captured the theft, which aided in identifying the suspects. Geneseo Police had both suspects in custody within 24 yours of the incident.

Osganian added that both phones were recovered.

Police issued appearance tickets for both individuals for Geneseo Village Court.

Allegedly Parsons and his son on security camera. (Photo provided by Geneseo Police)

Allegedly Parsons and his son on security camera. Blurring added by the (Photo provided by Geneseo Police)