Man admits robbing five people last summer


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A 21-year-old Buffalo man admitted Friday that he robbed five people, one of them twice, in Riverside last year.

Jordan Williams robbed his first victim on June 15 last year, though no property was taken in that incident. A month later, he began a robbery spree that would last two weeks. In each incident, he would assault the victim by hitting them, knocking them off a bicycle, or threatening them with a BB gun.

The victims ranged in age from 19- to 67-years-old. He stole bikes, portable video games, cash, and jewelry.

Williams pleaded guilty Friday to four counts of second degree robbery and one count of second degree attempted robbery.

He faces a maximum sentence of 50 years in prison when he is sentenced in May. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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