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TOWN OF LOCKPORT – Sheriff’s investigators were looking into reports Sunday that a witness in a recent robbery case was offered a bribe to not show up to testify.

The robbery occurred July 20, and deputies said a local man was arrested in connection with the case. He has an upcoming hearing in Lockport Town Court.

Recently, one of the witnesses in the case told investigators that he was offered $400 by the suspect’s sister to not appear in court as scheduled. Police are looking into the incident.