Buffalo police have arrested one suspect in the armed robbery of a food deliveryman Friday night and were searching for an accomplice.
Investigators said the deliveryman was confronted by two men, one with a handgun, on North Division Street. The deliveryman was chased and tackled by the bandits, then hit several times in the face, police said.
The bandits ransacked the deliveryman’s car, stealing an iPhone, about $150 in cash, car keys and a bag of takeout Chinese food, then fled on foot, police added.
Officers later arrested one suspect on North Division Street but the other escaped. Dequan I. Bailey, 17, of Hewitt Avenue was charged with robbery. Police said they recovered some of the stolen items about a block away from the arrest scene.