Niagara Gazette


September 26, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published Sept. 26


• ASSAULT: Officers are looking into an assault in an alley in the 2700 block of Niagara Street. A 53-year-old man told police he was walking in the alley at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday when he was approached by four male juveniles who were trying to conceal their identities. The man said the juveniles demanded money and he kicked two of them in the head, knocking them to the ground. One of the suspects then hit the victim in the head with what was believed to be a BB gun. All four suspects then ran north down 30th Street.

• ROBBERY: Police are investigating the robbery of a cabbie in the 1900 block of Falls Street at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday. The cabbie told officers he was stopped to pick up a fare when he was approached by a man with a semi-automatic handgun stuck in his waistband. The suspect demanded cash and the cabbie gave him a small amount of money. The suspect then ran from the scene.

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• CONTRABAND: Carly G. McEvoy, 23, 4914 Creek Road, Lewiston, was charged Tuesday with promoting prison contraband. A Niagara County Jail inmate, McEvoy was arrested by the Lewiston Police earlier in the day. During a search, McEvoy was found with a black folding knife that had a 4-inch blade.

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