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Niagara Falls man charged with stealing liquor, TV from bar

A Niagara Falls man was arrested Wednesday morning carrying a television and liquor bottles near a Ferry Avenue bar where a burglary in progress had just been reported, according to a police report.

William S. Cobb, 46, of Niagara Street, had a backpack with several liquor bottles and potato chips inside when he was stopped by an officer at about 4:21 a.m. near Lee's Miniature Falls, according to the report.

Cobb allegedly told the officer his friend gave him the TV, the report said.

Cobb was charged with third-degree burglary, criminal possession of stolen property, petit larceny and third-degree criminal mischief.

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