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Buffalo man charged with trying to rob market

A 22-year-old Mohr Street man was arrested late Wednesday morning shortly after he allegedly tried to rob the Swan Food Market at 357 Swan St.

Jakar Peterson was charged with attempted first-degree robbery. Buffalo police said he went behind the checkout counter, attacked the cashier and tried to steal all the money in the cash register. The cashier told officers he thought Peterson had a weapon in his waistband but none was recovered.