Local

Update: Investigation continues into man seeking girls, women for commune

There’s an investigation underway after a man reportedly approached young women and girls in Tompkins County and talked about his desire to have them join him in a commune.

The sheriff’s office started their investigation after a report Monday of a young woman in Newfield who was approached by a man handing out some kind of flyer or postcard.

She was reportedly asked if he wanted to join her in a commune to preserve the white race.

A flyer released by the sheriff’s department, which was connected to the man, explains his desire to 13 girls, ages eight and up, to be part of his commune.

There’s been no formal word of any charges that could be pending against the man, but police have confirmed that there were also reports about the man being in the city of Ithaca as well.

More Local Headlines

in Local

Arrest made in Elmira Savings Bank robbery

Fresh
Ian Miles, 28, of Cortland, was arrested for allegedly robbing  Elmira Savings Bank on East State Street/Ithaca Police Department

Ian Miles, 28, of Cortland, was arrested in Ithaca Friday.

in Local

Groton Schools responding to Sept. hazing incident

Fresh
Local_News41-620x400

Groton Schools Superintendent Jim Abrams says the district is making a serious effort to improve community outreach and student behavior following September’s hazing incident.

in Local

Man dies in Cortland County collision

crime

No charges have been filed.

in Local

State, local authorities increase DWI patrols for Halloween weekend

crime2

Drivers should expect sobriety checkpoints and additional patrols.

in Local

Drunk driver charged with hitting, killing jogger in central New York

crime

28-year-old man charged with vehicular manslaughter, DWI in connection with Thursday incident