SCHENECTADY — A city man punched two people in separate incidents and stole cash from them, authorities said.
Samuel D. Perez Sr., 44, of Locust Street, faces two counts of second-degree robbery and other charges.
Perez is accused of punching one person several times Sept. 9 near the Eastern Parkway Price Chopper, breaking the victim’s glasses and taking $20, according to court documents. The victim suffered a broken nose, swelling and bleeding.
Perez is then accused of attacking someone in a similar manner three days later on Union Street and stealing another $20, according to documents. The victim suffered swelling, redness and cheek pain.
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