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Man robbed at gunpoint in Buffalo

A man was held up at gunpoint on Buffalo’s East Side around 11:15 a.m., Sunday, according to police.

The man told police he was on Jefferson Avenue between Glenwood Avenue and East Utica Street when an unknown man walked up to him, pulled out a black Glock and said, “Empty your pockets,” authorities said, and he took $30 from the victim.

Police said the suspect then struck the victim with the butt of the pistol, leaving a laceration above the victim’s left eye. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction, officials said.