Amherst Police Dept Arrest Car Thief After Vehicle Pursuit.
The Amherst Police Department was involved in a chase of a stolen SUV today, 01/29/2017, at approximately 3:27 pm. The pursuit began in the Main Street/Bailey Avenue area and continued onto Fillmore Avenue and ended at the intersection of Gesl and Fillmore, where the 25 year old male driver was taken into custody. The suspect crashed into a University of Buffalo patrol car and did strike two other private vehicles during the incident. No injuries were reported. The suspect was taken to Erie County Medical Center to be evaluated. The SUV had been reported stolen in Buffalo at approximately 4:15 am earlier today.