BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Monroe County man was been charged with robbing an elderly person at Batavia Downs Gaming.

The Genesee County Sheriff’s office says it happened Thursday afternoon. According to them, Joseph Johnson, 53, forcibly took property from the victim while at the casino.

Johnson was subsequently charged with robbery and harassment and held pending arraignment.

Latest Posts

Evan Anstey is an Associated Press Award, JANY Award and Emmy-nominated digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter.