Police: Couple robs man, leaves him bloodied

Posted at 4:52 PM, Sep 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-06 16:04:07-04

A boyfriend and girlfriend pair is facing multiple charges after a home invasion left a West Seneca man bloodied, beaten and robbed.

West Seneca Police said they found a man with a severe cut on his head when they responded to a call around 11 p.m. at Bellwood Avenue.

The man told police that 19-year-old Gabrielle Olejnicxak-Allen came to his home to ask to borrow money.

In the meantime, her boyfriend, 27-year-old Robert Lansberry allegedly climbed through a first floor window and began attacking the victim by hitting him on the head with a bakeware serving dish bowl.

The man told police Lansberry also threatened to kill him and his young daughter.

Police said Olejniczak-Allen and Lansberry took off with cash, a cell phone, and cigarettes.

Both Lansberry and Olejniczak-Allen were arrested a short time later. Lansberry was apprehended in Niagara County and Olejniczak-Allen in Buffalo.

Lansberry was charged with robbery, burglary, and assault, and taken to the Erie County Holding Center on $25,000 bail.

Olejniczak–Allen was charged with petit larceny and released on her own recognizance.