Man arrested for armed robbery

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – Niagara County Sheriffs made an arrest after a man was robbed at gunpoint late Monday afternoon.

Investigators say while garnishing a handgun Thomas Byrne of Lockport, approached a man in a parking lot on South Transit Road and demanded money.

The male victim called police after the 35-year-old Byrne left the scene.

State Police were able to locate Bryne’s vehicle in the city of Lockport and a short time later found him.

Bryne was charged with robbery in the first-degree, petit larceny and remanded to the Niagara County jail on $10,000 bail.

Bryne is due back in court later this 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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