Broome County Sheriff's officials say a homeless man is being charged in connection with an early morning break-in at a closed and locked convenience store earlier this week.

Broome County Sheriff Detective Sergeant John Harder says 30-year-old Joseph Martino was picked up the same day as the reported burglary of the Runway store on Conklin Road.

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Authorities were called to the business at around 2:44 a.m. Tuesday, April 12 and began a search for a man who had been seen fleeing on foot South on Conklin Road, dressed in black and carrying a black bag or back pack.

According to Investigators, Martino is charged with one felony count of Burglary and one felony count of Criminal Mischief.

The authorities have not said what, if anything was taken during the break-in.

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