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Amherst man arrested for role in Jefferson Avenue robbery

An Amherst man has been arrested in a street robbery early Thursday in the 1400-block of Jefferson Avenue.

Joseph Devor, 19, of Betina Avenue was charged with first-degree robbery, police said, after being arrested on Jefferson near the crime scene about 12:50 a.m. Police added that the victim, who was threatened with being shot, was robbed by two men wearing red hoodies who stole clothing and a computer tablet.

Police are searching for the accomplice,