ADVERTISEMENT

NIAGARA FALLS – A 42 year-old man was robbed by two men outside Spallino Towers in the 700 block of 10th Street just after midnight Wednesday, police said.

The victim said that when he refused to lend his cellphone to one of the robbers, he was placed in a chokehold and brought to the ground, and the other robber punched and kicked him. The bandits fled with the victim’s wallet, which contained identification and about 50 cash, and a cigarette case with a lighter.