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Three Lockport teens plead guilty in home invasion

LOCKPORT – Three Lockport teenagers who entered a Lock Street home March 29 and robbed the occupant pleaded guilty Monday in State Supreme Court to charges of attempted second-degree robbery.

Each could be sent to prison for as long as seven years when they are sentenced by Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. Sentencing is June 23 for Kyliek J. Bembo, 16, of Lock Street; June 24 for Maria Parete, 18, of Hawley Street; and June 25 for Lewis M. Williams III, 16, of Erie Street.

Police said the trio stole several PlayStations and a laptop computer. Assistant District Attorney Peter M. Wydysh said Monday that a marijuana smoking device called a bong also was stolen. Assistant Public Defender Michael E. Benedict said one of the robbers was armed with a BB gun.