Suspect in early morning robbery facing charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Buffalo say they arrested someone Monday morning, following a robbery.

The victim told police that while delivering food for “Skip the Dishes,” the suspect pointed a gun at him before forcibly taking cash and food.

This happened shortly before 2 a.m. on Best St., police say. Authorities were able to apprehend the suspect shortly after that.

He was identified as Buffalo resident Robert Austin, 19, and was charged with robbery, criminal use of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon. 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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