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NIAGARA FALLS – An Eighth Street man said a gun was pointed at his head and three men forced their way into his home in the 1600 block of Eighth Street just after 5 a.m. Tuesday.

The 35-year-old victim said the men all had handguns and demanded he hand over pills. He said one man hit him in the head twice with a pistol and two other men kicked in a bathroom door where his wife was hiding and when she screamed he said they her in on the side of her face with a pistol four times, then took her purse.

The victim told police he had taken a cab ride earlier that night to a 7-Eleven and believes that he recognized one of the man who had a tattoo under his eye. He said the man had been in the cab with him and asked him questions about drugs.