Niagara Falls man arrested after attempted robbery

TOWN OF CAMBRIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Deputies with the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Niagara Falls man after they say he attempted to rob an acquaintance.

Robert Cox, 25, allegedly threatened the person with a handgun in an attempt to gain money from him on Thursday night.

Cox is charged with felony attempted robbery and menacing.

He was arraigned with bail set at $5,000. 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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