Jamestown Man Charged With Stealing Cell Phone

4:32 PM, Oct 24, 2013   |    comments
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BUFFALO, N.Y.-A Jamestown man is facing charges after he allegedly grabbed a woman's cell phone right out of her hand and ran right off with it.

Police say Robert Zimmerman, 56, also reportedly threatened to harm the victim if she did not let go of her phone.

According to police Zimmerman was arrested just a few blocks from where the robbery occurred.

Earlier this month Buffalo police issued a warning after several similar robberies happened near D'youville college and in other parts of the city.

The Allentown association also issued the same alert.

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