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Crime

2 arrested in West Seneca home invasion

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West Seneca Police say a home invasion Monday night has left a town man beaten, bloodied and robbed.

West Seneca Police say they responded to Bellwood Avenue to find a man with a head laceration. The victim told

police that 19-year-old Gabrielle Olejniczak-Allein of Buffalo had come to the home about 11 p.m. to borrow money. Her boyfriend 27-year-old Robert Lansberry of Niagara Falls climbed through a window and began hitting him in the head with bakeware and threatened to kill him and his young daughter.

Olejniczak-Allein and Lansberry fled with cash, a cell phone and cigarettes. Police arrested both a short time later and the couple was arraigned in Niagara County Court.

Lansberry is in the Erie County Holding Center on $25,000 bail. His girlfriend was released on her own recognizance. They will be back in Niagara County Court Tuesday.