A 23-year-old Buffalo man and a juvenile have been charged in a mugging on South Park Avenue.
Erick D. Threatt of Buffalo and a 15-year-old accomplice are accused of accosting a male while he was waiting at a bus stop just before 2 p.m. last Monday and punching him in the face before taking a mobile flip phone and $5. The thieves fled in an SUV. According to police, the victim knew both assailants. The juvenile and the victim both attend the same school, police said.
Threatt and the juvenile were charged with second-degree robbery and second-degree assault, police said.