Man reports someone coming at him with knives

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man told New York State Police he was walking past a home on Central Avenue, in Silver Creek, on Wednesday when someone came at him with two knives.

Troopers and the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office investigated the incident. They determined the suspect was 20-year-old Matthew Kirisits, of Silver Creek, was the suspect. He was arrested for menacing and criminal possession of a weapon.

Troopers said they recovered the weapons. Kirisits is due in court next week. 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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