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Falls man charged in series of armed robberies

NIAGARA FALLS – A Niagara Falls man is accused of committing four armed robberies over the past month, including two that occurred 25 minutes apart.

Devonte C. Faultersack, 19, was charged Friday with four felony counts of second-degree robbery.

On Nov. 9, according to Niagara Falls police, Faultersack entered Chu’s Restaurant at 1019 Main St. just after 6 p.m. and pulled out a handgun and demanded cash.

At 4:30 a.m. Nov. 15, he and an unidentified accomplice held up a 7-Eleven at 2620 Niagara St. at gunpoint and took cash and cigarettes, police said. At 4:55 p.m. that day, the two hit another 7-Eleven, at 7610 Buffalo Ave., and fled with cash and cigarettes.

Faultersack also committed an armed robbery at the Indian General Store at 1611 Pine Ave. at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 29, police said.