Niagara Falls man charged after impersonating a police officer

A man has been charged after impersonating a police office in Niagara Falls.

It happened after an assault early Wednesday morning.

Police say a male was getting off a city bus near McLeod Rd. and Ailanthus Ave just after midnight when he was approached by a man who said he was a police officer.

The suspect then assaulted the victim and stole some personal property.

On Friday, police arrested 38-year-old Jamie Tries of Niagara Falls.

He is charged with robbery and personate peace officer.