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NIAGARA FALLS – A man in his 20s said he was approached on the street and robbed by a man armed with a gun at 11 p.m. Monday at 19th Street and Niagara Street.

The victim said the suspect came up to him as he was walking and then started patting him down. The victim said when he told the man he had nothing for him the suspect pulled out an automatic gun that looked like it had a silencer on the end of it.

The suspect took $30 in cash and a cell phone and fled, according to police.