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>Two men steal food from pizza deliveryman

An 18-year-old pizza deliveryman was robbed Monday night while he was dropping off an order of pizza and wings on Theodore Street, Ferry-Fillmore District police reported.

At about 10:30 p.m., the deliveryman, who works for a pizzeria on Broadway, approached a home in the 100 block of Theodore where two men were standing on the porch.

One of the men came off the porch and said, "The chicken wing box looks crushed. Can you open it?"

The victim complied, but as he was opening the box, the second man tried to punch him. He missed, police said.

The two men then stole the large pizza and the 50 wings, running west through yards.


>Gunman grabs food from man on Farmer St.

A Buffalo man delivering food was robbed Monday night by a man who pointed a revolver at him, police said.

The holdup occurred about 7:30 p.m. while the victim was dropping off food at an address on Farmer Street, according to Northwest District police.

When the deliveryman arrived at the house, he was confronted by a robber wearing a blue and white ball cap and black hooded shirt.

Police said the robber stole about $16 worth of food and ran south through yards, heading toward Hamilton Street.


>Hickory Street woman accused of making threats

A Hickory Street woman faces charges after threatening her boyfriend and her friend with a steak knife early Tuesday after she accused them of having an affair, police said.

Shannetta L. Neal, 18, is accused of kicking in the window at her friend's Byrd Way apartment at about 3 a.m.

According to arrest reports, Neal was holding a steak knife when she told the woman that she was going to kill her and threatened to stab her boyfriend. No injuries were reported.

Police said Neal ran away but was apprehended by Central District Officer Sean Buth in front of her Hickory Street apartment.

Police said Buth also recovered the knife on Neal's living room couch. Officers Thomas Duffy Jr. and William Drabik arrested Neal, charging her with attempted burglary, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal mischief and two counts of menacing.


>Robbery victim punched because he had no money

A mentally impaired Buffalo man was punched in the face Monday night during an attempted robbery on the city's West Side, police said.

The victim was waiting at the bus stop at Forest Avenue and Niagara Street at about 10:30 p.m. when an unknown man drove up to him and said, "Do you have any money?"

When the victim replied no, the man punched him in the mouth, causing bleeding and pain, Northwest District police said.


>Pizza deliveryman robbed, assaulted

A Broadway pizzeria deliveryman was held up at gunpoint and assaulted at about 9:15 p.m. Monday while making a delivery on Blake Street, Buffalo police said.

The victim told police the resident denied ordering a pizza, and as he returned to his car he was accosted by two men, one armed with a sawed-off shotgun.

As one pointed the shotgun at the deliveryman's head, the accomplice took $39 from the victim's pocket and also made off with a large pizza and an order of wings.

The victim also was struck in he head with the shotgun, police said.


>Three students injured in collision, one seriously

LEWISTON -- Three Lewiston-Porter High School students were injured, one seriously, in a two-vehicle accident at Ridge and Creek roads Tuesday afternoon, Lewiston Police Chief Christopher Salada said.

Allyssa Florence, of Lewiston, was driving a Chevrolet Malibu, turning left onto Creek Road from Ridge Road, when she was struck by a Ford Van driven by Charles E. McCoy, of Sanborn, who was traveling east on Ridge Road just after 2 p.m., Salada said.

Florence was taken to Mount St. Mary's Hospital in serious condition and then transported to Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo. Her passenger in the front seat, Allison Kilmer, of Youngstown, was taken to Mount St. Mary's Hospital with injuries to her pelvis, and passenger Katy Sosnowski of Lewiston was treated in Mount St. Mary's and released, Salada said.

McCoy was uninjured and refused treatment at the scene, the police chief said.

No charges have been filed and the investigation in continuing, Salada said.


>Girl, 17, raped in field by three men, police say

Three men raped a 17-year-old girl in a field off Broadway at about 7:30 p.m. Monday, Buffalo police said.

The victim told police she was walking east on Broadway near Pine Street, when she was grabbed around the neck and forced into the field.

The victim told police she passed out and awoke in the field early Tuesday. Police said the victim was treated in Buffalo General Hospital.

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