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MAN STABBED IN CHEST SUFFERS PUNCTURED LUNG

A South Buffalo man stabbed in the chest with a steak knife at 11:15 a.m. Sunday on Main Street suffered a punctured lung, police said.

James Brody of Macamley Street was listed in good condition today in Buffalo General Hospital. The attack occurred on Main between Bryant and Northampton streets.

Central District officers said they arrested a suspect at Delavan and Delaware avenues. Adam Kleinhammer, 37, of Crestwood Avenue in North Buffalo, was charged with felony assault.

Police link gunman
to three street robberies

A man with a black handgun equipped with a red laser committed three street robberies between 4:30 and 6 a.m. Sunday, Northeast District police said.

He and another man robbed a couple on Florida Street of a wallet and purse, then held up a man parked in his car on Martha Avenue, between Bailey Avenue and Suffolk Street, at about 6 a.m., police said.

The couple said one of the men pointed the semiautomatic pistol and said, "Don't move. Give me some money."

The man in the car said the men displayed the gun and took $50, his pager, his silver watch and bracelet. They fled in a mid-1990s gold Ford Contour.

Both men were described as black males from 5 feet 10 to 6 feet in height. The man with the gun wore a baseball cap and weighed about 185 pounds; the other had a slim build and weighed 160. Both wore hooded sweat shirts.

Earlier, a man with a laser-equipped gun, who answered the same description, pointed the weapon at a man on Hagen Street, near Genesee Street, at 4:30 a.m. and threatened to kill him if he didn't give him money. The man took $75 and fled on foot.

Police arrest two men
in the Larkin Building

Two men were arrested on the eighth floor of the Larkin Building at Seneca and Larkin streets, South District officers said Sunday.

Charged with felony burglary were Andrew Jones, 30, of Barone Circle, Cheektowaga, and Philip K. Rowley, 28, of Englewood Avenue, Town of Tonawanda. Police said an employee of Army Navy Outfitters, 701 Seneca St., told them he caught the two in the building Saturday night.

Man, 19, is arrested
in Hertel Avenue fight

Police broke up a fight on Hertel Avenue at 3:30 a.m. Sunday and arrested a North Buffalo man who they said was carrying a knuckle knife and cocaine and resisted arrest.

Corey M. McCarthy, 19, of Crescent Avenue, was arrested on Hertel between Norwalk and Sterling avenues by officers from the Northwest District, police said.

"While officers attempted to disperse a fight," the police report said, McCarthy fought with them and said, "I'm not . . . leaving, I'm gonna stab someone tonight."

Police said they had to subdue McCarthy and confiscated a knife attached to brass knuckles and later found cocaine in one of his socks.

McCarthy was charged with resisting arrest, obstructing government administration, disorderly conduct, possession of a weapon and felony drug possession.

Two boys, 14, arrested
in attack on two others

Ferry-Fillmore District officers arrested two 14-year-old boys they said were in a group of five teens who jumped two other boys and beat them on East Utica Street over the weekend.

Officers Jose Colon and Molly Sanford were on patrol when they were flagged down after the attack near Humboldt Parkway. They quickly captured two suspects, who were then identified by the victims.

The victims were two 14-year-old boys, one from Westminster Avenue and the other from Drexel Street.

They said they were jumped and beaten on the street just before midnight Saturday.

Man accused of raping
girl, 16, at knifepoint

Ferry-Fillmore District police overnight arrested a 32-year-old man accused of raping a teenage girl at knifepoint late Sunday night on Fillmore Avenue.

Police arrested Michael B. Huguley of Sears Street on charges of first-degree rape, sodomy and possession of a weapon.

The 16-year-old victim told police that her attacker threatened her with a silver utility razor knife that police said was recovered later in Huguley's rear pocket.

Woman suffers burns
from flaming rum

NEWFANE -- A woman celebrating her son's return from college suffered first- and second-degree burns Saturday afternoon in a drinking accident, police said.

Karyn Aikin was burned on the face, neck, chest and hands when she ignited a shot glass full of 151-proof rum and attempted to swallow the drink without extinguishing the flame, Niagara County sheriff's deputies said.

Members of the Miller Hose Fire Company assisted Aikin in her Lockport-Olcott Road home before she was treated in Newfane Inter-Community Memorial Hospital.

Fire in Falls destroys
car, damages garage

NIAGARA FALLS -- A suspicious fire at 4:30 a.m. Saturday destroyed a car and damaged a garage in an alley behind the 1700 block of Falls Street, police and fire officials said.

Overall damage was pegged at $6,500.

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