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Lyons man faces felony charges after threatening person with taser, then assaulting two people

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State police report the arrest of a Lyons man on felony charges following an investigation on Broad Street.

On July 4 around 8:20 p.m. troopers responded to Water Street and Broad Street in Lyons for a reported fight in progress.


Demetrius Robinson, 52, of Lyons was charged with third-degree robbery, third-degree assault, and second-degree menacing.

An investigation revealed that earlier in the day he forcibly stole property from another person while threatening to use a taser on him.

Hours later, the victim and another male confronted Robinson, which resulted in a physical altercation.

Robinson caused physical injuries to both men during that incident.

He was arraigned and will answer the charges at a later date.