Manlius Police charge man who they say tried to force woman into trunk

Manlius Police have charged a Minoa man in connection to last week's incident in Fayetteville.

Police say the woman was followed home from Wegmans and as she was taking items out of her trunk, a man tried to force her into her own trunk. She fought him off and he left.

Tuesday night, police charged Gregory Gottfried, 22, of Minoa with first-degree sexual abuse and forcible touching.

Gottfried was arraigned in town of Manlius court and remanded to the Onondaga County Justice Center in lieu of $25,000 cash or $75,000 bond. He's due back in court April 2.

Police are asking anyone with any additional information about Gottfried or his 2003 gray Honda Civic to contact them at 682-2212 or their tipline, 682-TIPS.

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