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NIAGARA FALLS– A 50-year-old man was jumped by three men and robbed late Friday as he walked through the parking lot of the Jefferson Apartments on Rainbow Boulevard, police said.

The victim was attacked shortly before midnight when the three emerged from behind a dumpster and punched and kicked him before taking his cellphone, cigarettes, lighter, casino identification badge and other items. The robbers fled on foot toward First Street.

The victim suffered minor injuries, police said. His loss was estimated at $333.