Niagara Gazette

Crime

March 12, 2013

Falls man attacked, stabbed outside Pine Avenue store

NIAGARA FALLS — An employee of a Family Dollar store on the 1300 block of Pine Avenue was attacked and stabbed outside the business about 10:30 p.m. Monday, according to Falls police.

The victim, a 46-year-old man, said he had left the store and went out to his car to go home and discovered one of the car’s tires was flat. The victim began changing the tire when two men dressed all in black with “respirator-type masks” covering their faces ran from the rear of the store and confronted him.

One of the men said, “Give me all the money or I’ll stick you.” 

The victim said as he took a step back and one of the men tried to spray him in the face with a mace-like substance. He began struggling with the two men and felt a pain under his left armpit area. The victim broke away from the suspects and fled to a nearby store where police met up with him.

The suspects were last seen running south in the 600 block of 13th Street. Police searched the area but couldn't find the suspects.

The victim was eventually taken to ECMC for medical treatment.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Crime
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites
Opinion
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page