Two ar­rested af­ter teens claim they were chased by armed man

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Two men were ar­rested late Satur­day af­ter three youths claimed they were ha­rassed by the pair, then chased by one of the men at gun­point, Ni­a­gara Falls Po­lice said.

The youths, two aged 17 and the other 12, told po­lice they were walk­ing in the area of 13th Street and Pine Av­enue around 11:30 p.m. when ac­costed by the pair. One of the men pulled a hand­gun out of his waist­band, and the youths fled. The armed man then chased the trio, who hap­pened upon a po­lice of­fi­cer on foot pa­trol, po­lice said.

David W. Printup, 36, of On­tario Av­enue, and Christo­pher C. Alexan­der, 35, of Ni­a­gara Av­enue, were ar­rested and charged with sec­ond-de­gree men­ac­ing, ha­rass­ment and disor­derly con­duct.

A BB gun was found be­hind a car in a nearby park­ing lot, po­lice said.

– Mike Kurilovitch

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