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>Two struck by vehicle near East Aurora Tops

Two people were struck by a vehicle near the Tops Market on Grey Street in East Aurora Tuesday night, according to authorities.

East Aurora police said the call was dispatched at 10:05 p.m. Officers remained at the scene late Tuesday.

Rural/Metro Medical Services and Mercy Flight were called to the scene.

Further information was unavailable.


>Four teens arrested at scene of crimes

Four West Seneca teenagers have been arrested on felony burglary charges after returning to the scene of their crime one too many times, Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies said.

Following burglaries and thefts from Lambert's junkyard in Machias on the nights of Nov. 4 and 5, the owner waited in the yard for the thieves to return on the night of Nov. 6.

When they did, he called Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies, who apprehended the four teens, who are 17, 18 and 19. Sheriff's officials withheld their names because they could be eligible for youthful-offender status.

The four are accused of stealing numerous items, including a car, radiators, alternators and catalytic converters -- most of which were sold for scrap.

Sheriff's officials said more charges may be filed.


>Car hits embankment in Ellicott; 2 killed

FALCONER -- Two men were fatally injured about 8 p.m. Monday when their vehicle crashed into an embankment at Horton Road and Curtis Street Extension in the Town of Ellicott.

The driver of the vehicle, Michael Bennett, 31, of Falconer, was pronounced dead at the scene. Morgan Marks, 39, of Jamestown, died later in WCA Hospital, Jamestown.

Town of Ellicott police said the vehicle crashed after running a stop sign at the intersection. Although there was no evidence of alcohol involved in the crash, police said, they are awaiting the results of a toxicology report.

Fluvanna fire personnel removed the victims from the vehicle.


>Fort Erie man held in alleged sex attack

FORT ERIE, Ont. -- A Fort Erie man is accused of sexually assaulting his wife and holding her captive for nine hours at gunpoint, Niagara Regional Police said.

The victim told police that just before 2 p.m. Monday she was held against her will and sexually assaulted. When police responded, the man tried leaving in a vehicle before bailing out and attempting to flee on foot. He was apprehended by officers.

The suspect, who was not identified, was charged with sexual assault with a weapon, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, pointing a firearm, uttering threats and unauthorized possession of a firearm.


>Man accused of chasing injured woman with car

NEWFANE -- A Newfane man was charged with assault and harassment Tuesday, and accused of chasing a woman with his vehicle, according to Niagara County sheriff's deputies.

Zachary J. Agnew, 19, of Charlotteville Road, was charged by deputies just after 11 a.m. in the 2700 block of Transit Road, in the parking lot of Newfane Rehabilitation Center.

A woman said she saw Agnew chasing another young woman who appeared to be injured and, when she tried to help, he swore loudly and was screaming in her face.

Deputies charged Agnew with second-degree harassment for yelling at the woman who was intervening and with third-degree assault in the reported domestic case.

Town Justice Bruce Barnes set bail at $1,000.


>Gunfire targets man walking on Walden Avenue

A 20-year-old Bakos Street man narrowly escaped gunfire while walking on Walden Avenue near Wood Avenue early Tuesday, Buffalo police said.

The victim told police that at about 2:30 a.m. a gold minivan drove over the sidewalk and tried to run him over and when he began running west on Walden, four men in the vehicle began shooting at him. The victim told police he saw a few shotguns and a masked man also fired at him through the vehicle's sunroof.

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