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Two arrested in armed theft of mountain bike

Two Buffalo residents were arrested early Saturday for threatening a man with a revolver, firing a shot and stealing the man’s mountain bike, police said.

Christopher D. Steele, 20, of Gatchell Street, and Jameea M. Russell, 19, of Wakefield Avenue, approached the victim on Jewett Avenue between Main Street and Fillmore Avenue and displayed a black revolver, with Steele firing a shot and both suspects taking the mountain bike, police said.

The two were arrested shortly afterward and charged with felony robbery in the first degree and criminal use of a firearm in the first degree.