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A 60-year-old South Park Avenue man was arrested in a restaurant in the 2400 block of Delaware Avenue about 9 p.m. Tuesday for alledgedly beating up a 54-year-old friend who is both disabled and suffers Down Syndrome.

Peter Zykowski was charged with endangering the welfare of an incompetent person and harassment for allegedly beating his friend as they argued in a rest room. The victim was taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment.