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A man with cerebral palsy was assaulted and robbed of his cell phone on Friday morning in the 50 block of Lewis Street. The victim told Buffalo Police that a large man wearing a blue shirt and white shorts, driving a blue pick-up, assaulted him and then forcefully took his cell phone. The man then got back into the truck and drove west on Clinton Street. The victim d…

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A Dunkirk woman was flown to Erie County Medical Center by Starflight following a two-car crash at 8 a.m. Saturday in Chautauqua County. Her injuries were called non-life-threatening by the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened at the intersection of Bennett State Road and Stebbins Road in the Town of Hanover. According to the sheriff's report, Marga…

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Two men allegedly entered a first floor apartment on East Delavan Avenue without permission and pistol whipped a resident at 2:14 a.m. Friday. One suspect, Bishara Lott, 44, of Florida Avenue, was caught by police after the attackers fled. He was charged with first-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree assault and resisting arrest…

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More than $22,000 is missing from the Parent Teachers Association of a Kenmore elementary school, money that was supposed to pay for student field trips and musicals. No charges have been filed over the missing money at the Charles Lindbergh Elementary School. A Town of Tonawanda police report says that the PTA's "Executive Board reviewed the books and it appears tha…

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Buffalo Police reported an arrest shortly after a hit-and-run at 6:45 p.m. Monday at Philadelphia and Ontario streets in Riverside. No details on the arrest have been reported. Injuries to the female pedestrian appear to be serious, according to police.

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A vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Sulphur Springs Road in the Town of Mina left the pavement and rolled over numerous time at 8 p.m. Sunday, according to Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies. Four unidentified teens riding in the vehicle were headed west when the vehicle left the road. The vehicle came to a rest after striking and severing a utility pole, d…

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Buffalo Police charged Jazell Huntsman, 40, no permanent address, after he was accused of entering a bowling alley in the Monarch Housing Complex just after 10 p.m. Friday and arguing with one man, threatening several people with a knife, and slashing one man on the left hand. When police arrived, Huntsman ran and refused to stop. He was apprehended at Forest Avenue…

A 28-year-old man was struck multiple times by gunfire Sunday night in the 100 block of Crowley Avenue, Buffalo police reported. The shooting happened about 9:40 p.m. on the residential street in the Riverside neighborhood. The victim was transported to Erie County Medical Center with apparent non-life threatening injuries, police said. …

A delivery driver for Master Pizza told police that when he was taking an order to Emerson Place he was robbed at gunpoint of food and $150 in cash at 12:20 a.m. Sunday. Two men, including Khalil Burney, 21, of East Utica Street and an unknown accomplice allegedly called and then robbed the driver, police reported. The accomplice had been armed with a black handgun,…

A Buffalo man was beaten and injured by three men in front of a Mighty Taco in the 50 block of West Chippewa Street early Sunday morning. Police described the attack as a gang assault. The victim suffered lacerations to his upper lip and face and a possible concussion, police reported. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance to be treated for his injurie…

A Wecker Street man said thieves broke into his Buffalo apartment in the 100 block on Saturday night and took $10,000 in cash, which he had been storing in a sneaker box in his bedroom. The victim told police that the suspects knew what they were looking for. He told police it appeared that the suspects forced their way in and went straight to his bedroom, where he had …

State police charged Ronald Watson, 46, of Redwood Lane, Akron, with punching and choking a woman on Transit Road in the Town of Middlebury last week. Troopers responding to a 911 call reported finding a bloody woman at the door asking for help. Watson allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face, pulled her hair, choked her and pushed her out of a moving vehicle…

Kenmore Police charged a Kinsey Avenue man with third-degree possession of marijuana, a class E felony, after serving a warrant at his home in the 400 block of the street on Friday evening. Anthony Nardello, 40, was arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into marijuana sales in the village, according to Kenmore police. A class E felony possession charge means a su…

A 21-year-old man was taken to surgery at Erie County Medical Center following a shooting at 2:30 a.m. Sunday at Bailey and Lisbon avenues, according to the Buffalo Police Department. He was shot multiple times by unknown assailants. The victim's identity and current condition has not been released. The case is under investigation by Buffalo Police homicide detec…

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A Buffalo man was arrested Friday night in connection to a shooting last month on Burgard Place. No injuries were reported. Andre Jones, 33, of Fairfield Avenue, was charged with felony assault at 8:55 p.m. Friday. He allegedly walked up the driveway of a home in the 20 block of Burgard Place on June 29, while armed with a handgun and pointed the gun at the victim. A…