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Man choked and robbed on Chippewa Street

A Crestwood Avenue man told police he was beaten and robbed by several people early Saturday on Chippewa Street.

The incident occurred about 4:30 a.m. outside Jim’s SteakOut, at 92 Chippewa, police said. One of the robbers took $350 from the pocket of the victim, who said he was choked unconscious and sought treatment at Buffalo General Medical Center.

The crime was caught on surveillance video at the restaurant, according to police.