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"Skip the Dishes" delivery woman robbed at gunpoint

Posted at 12:49 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 12:49:17-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Police are investigating two separate robberies that targeted food delivery persons on the same street Sunday afternoon.

Detectives say a woman delivering for "Skip the Dishes" was held-up at gunpoint around 1:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Glenwood Avenue. The victim says two men approached her, showed a gun, and demanded she turn over her food. The men then took off on foot.

About two hours later, another person was delivering food at Glenwood and Chester Street when two males approached him. According to the victim, then men showed a knife, assaulted him, then took his food and money and ran away.

Anyone with information on either case is asked to call or text the Buffalo Police Confidential Tipline at 847-2255.