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Potomac Avenue men charged with assaulting Pearl Street bouncer

A pair of Buffalo relatives was charged Thursday with ganging up on a Pearl Street bouncer earlier this year and one of the alleged attackers is accused of breaking the bouncer’s leg.

Christopher D. Elmore, 27, and Sylvester Elmore, 51 – both of the same Potomac Avenue and 6 feet, 230 pounds and 6 feet, 3 inches, 268 pounds, respectively – are accused of assaulting the bouncer after they were ejected about 3:30 a.m. Feb. 5 from the Barcelona On Pearl bar, at 414 Pearl St., Buffalo police said.

Sylvester Elmore was charged with second-degree harassment. He is accused of punching the bar bouncer in the face and pulling the man down while his relative stomped on the bar worker’s right leg, police said.

Christopher Elmore was charged with second-degree assault.

The bouncer, who was not identified in police reports, was treated in Erie County Medical Center for a fractured fibula, according to officers.

Police did not say how the two Elmores are related.