NIAGARA FALLS – A Pine Avenue man told police he interrupted a burglary at his home early Saturday evening, when two men beat and robbed him before fleeing in a car.
The victim told police one of the burglars tripped him and hit him in the face and body while the other rifled through his pockets, stealing keys and a cellphone. The two fled the scene in a Chevrolet Impala.
Police said the burglars also made off with a 43-inch TV, a video game system and a laptop computer after breaking into the home by kicking in a door. The loss was estimated at more than $550.