A Falls Street man accused of robbing a 77th Street man of $525 at gunpoint early Wednesday has been arrested, police said Friday.
Malachi Gates, 19, was charged with first-degree robbery. A second suspect is being sought in the robbery.
Gates is accused of assaulting a man in a Grove Ave. address early Wednesday, hitting the victim in the head with a revolver and taking cash and a $500 gold necklace and medallion.
Meanwhile, his accomplice stood watch at the door, police said.
The victim was treated in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, then released.