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Lockport man charged in gunpoint robbery in parking lot

TOWN OF LOCKPORT – A Lockport man is accused of the gunpoint robbery of another man in a parking lot at 5827 South Transit Road about 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Thomas D. Byrne, 35, is chargesd with first-degree robbery and petit larceny. Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies said that while speaking with the victim, Byrne pulled out a handgun and demanded money, then fled in a vehicle, which was tracked to the City of Lockport.

Following arraignment, Byrne was remanded to Niagara County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. He faces a hearing in Lockport Town Court on Thursday.