Broome County Sheriff’s officials confirm a couple who fled authorities down Interstate 81 into Pennsylvania at around 1 a.m. March 12 had allegedly been involved in an armed robbery of a woman late in the morning March 11 on Hiner Road in the Town of Kirkwood.

Broome County Sheriff mug shot

30 year old Derick Svenson, who lists no permanent address, and 31 year old Jenifer Griffith of Binghamton were arrested by Pennsylvania State Police.  They were being held in the Susquehanna County Jail on the charges filed in Pennsylvania.

Broome County Sheriff mug shot

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say they are each to be charged with felony robbery in connection with the Kirkwood incident.

In that investigation, authorities say a woman who knows the pair said her purse and other items were stolen when she was in a vehicle with Svenson and Griffith and they threatened her with a knife.  The woman fled to a nearby home to report the incident as Svenson and Griffith drove away.