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Buffalo man charged after alleged assault with a snow brush

Posted at 2:52 PM, Dec 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-02 14:52:15-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Buffalo man is facing a long list of charges, including robbery and kidnapping, after he allegedly rammed another person's car and then stole it with children inside.

Police say Guy Virgil, 20, of Buffalo, ran his vehicle into the victim's vehicle near Suffolk St. and Oakmont St. on Saturday afternoon. Virgil then allegedly dragged the victim from their vehicle and assaulted them with a snow brush, causing injuries. Investigators say Virgil then stole the victim's cellphone and their vehicle, which still had the victim's two children inside.

The vehicle was abandoned on Norfolk Ave. with the children still inside.

When police caught up with Virgil he was charged with robbery, kidnapping, endangering the welfare of a child, gang assault and unauthorized use of a vehicle.