Pizza delivery man robbed on Parsells Ave.

Updated: 12/16/2013 12:50 PM
Created: 12/15/2013 9:56 AM WHEC.com

A man delivering pizzas on the city's east side was hit in the head and robbed Saturday night, according to police.

Officers say the 21-year-old man was called to Parsells Avenue for a delivery around 8:30 p.m. When he arrived, police say he discovered the address of the order didn't exist. As he returned to vehicle, the man says he was hit in the back of his head and robbed.

Officers responded and, with the help of a K-9 team and snow tracks, were able to locate the suspect. Police say the suspect is 31-year-old Joseph Polaikis of Rochester. He has been charged with robbery, grand larceny and assault.

The victim was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.


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